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contexture

[ kuhn-teks-cher ]
/ kənˈtɛks tʃər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of contexture

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

OTHER WORDS FROM contexture

con·tex·tur·al, adjectivecon·tex·tured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for contexture

contexture
/ (kənˈtɛkstʃə) /

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

Derived forms of contexture

contextural, adjective
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