open texture

  1. philosophy the failure of natural languages to determine future usage, particularly the ability of predicates to permit the construction of borderline cases

Words Nearby open texture

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How to use open texture in a sentence

  • A dress fabric of worsted warp and worsted filling; of open texture and fancy weaves.

    Textiles | William H. Dooley
  • The broad windows were curtained in simple falls of dainty lace of open texture that excluded neither sunlight nor landscape.

    Mariposilla | Mary Stewart Daggett
  • Similar to Cheddar, but of softer body and more open texture.

    The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown
  • Sheep; crumbly; open texture and pleasing flavor when ripened.

    The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown