[kuh n-teks-cher]


the arrangement and union of the constituent parts of anything; constitution; structure.
an interwoven structure; fabric.
the act of weaving together.
the process or manner of being woven together.

Nearby words

  1. contextual,
  2. contextual definition,
  3. contextualise,
  4. contextualism,
  5. contextualize,
  6. contg.,
  7. conti,
  8. contiguity,
  9. contiguous,
  10. contiguously

Origin of contexture

From French, dating back to 1595–1605; see origin at context, -ure

Related formscon·tex·tur·al, adjectivecon·tex·tured, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for contexture



the fact, process, or manner of weaving or of being woven together
the arrangement of assembled parts; structure
an interwoven structure; fabric
Derived Formscontextural, adjective

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