CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL
- texture (n.)
- early 15c., "network, structure," from Middle French texture and directly from Latin textura "web, texture, structure," from stem of texere "to weave," from PIE root *teks- "to weave, to fabricate, to make; make wicker or wattle framework" (cognates: Sanskrit taksati "he fashions, constructs," taksan "carpenter;" Avestan taša "ax, hatchet," thwaxš- "be busy;" Old Persian taxš- "be active;" Latin tela "web, net, warp of a fabric;" Greek tekton "carpenter," tekhne "art;" Old Church Slavonic tesla "ax, hatchet;" Lithuanian tasau "to carve;" Old Irish tal "cooper's ax;" Old High German dahs, German Dachs "badger," literally "builder;" Hittite taksh- "to join, unite, build"). Meaning "structural character" is recorded from 1650s. Related: Textural.
- texture (v.)
- 1888 (implied in textured), "to give a texture to, to make not smooth or plain," from texture (n.).
- 1. Each brick also varies slightly in tone, texture and size.
- 2. This cheese has a crumbly texture with a strong flavour.
- 3. Traditional cheesemaking skills give our brie its soft, supple, creamy texture.
- 4. This cheese has an open, crumbly texture with a strong flavour.
- 5. Her skin is pale, the texture of fine wax.
[ texture 造句 ]