- the characteristic visual and tactile quality of the surface of a work of art resulting from the way in which the materials are used.
- the imitation of the tactile quality of represented objects.
verb (used with object), tex·tured, tex·tur·ing.
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Examples from the Web for textural
“For Fall 2014, I challenged myself to combine clean, crisp lines with textural depth,” Gordon said of his collection.New Kids on the Fashion Block: Timo Weiland, Wes Gordon, and Rosie Assoulin|Erin Cunningham|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She veers towards the avant-garde, using metal-powder deformed silicone piercings as textural embellishment and digital printers.
There is no textural change, the skin in other respects being normal.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
All of the chemical, mineralogical, and textural changes in rocks above described may be collectively referred to as metamorphism.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for textural
- music considered as the interrelationship between the horizontally presented aspects of melody and rhythm and the vertically represented aspect of harmonya contrapuntal texture
- the nature and quality of the instrumentation of a passage, piece, etc