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open texture

(philosophy) the failure of natural languages to determine future usage, particularly the ability of predicates to permit the construction of borderline cases
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  • The broad windows were curtained in simple falls of dainty lace of open texture that excluded neither sunlight nor landscape.

    Mariposilla Mary Stewart Daggett
  • Sheep; crumbly; open texture and pleasing flavor when ripened.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • A dress fabric of worsted warp and worsted filling; of open texture and fancy weaves.

    Textiles William H. Dooley

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