contexture

[kuh n-teks-cher]
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noun
  1. the arrangement and union of the constituent parts of anything; constitution; structure.
  2. an interwoven structure; fabric.
  3. the act of weaving together.
  4. the process or manner of being woven together.

Origin of contexture

From French, dating back to 1595–1605; see origin at context, -ure
Related formscon·tex·tur·al, adjectivecon·tex·tured, adjective
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Related Words for contexture

constitution, fabric, fabrication, fiber, texture, web

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British Dictionary definitions for contexture

contexture

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