Texture is the physical feel of something — smooth, rough, fuzzy, slimy, and lots of textures something in between.

  • Pronunciation: /ˈtekstʃə/
  • English Description: the way a surface or material feels when you touch it, especially how smooth or rough it is
  • Chinese Translation: 质地(Zhi4 Di4)
  • Spanish Translation: textura
  • STORY: Sandpaper is very rough — it has a gritty, rough texture. Other things, like linoleum, have a smooth texture. Texture has to do with how an object feels and it's ingredients. Texture is very important in clothes: a cotton shirt has a different texture than a polyester shirt. You can also talk about other kinds of texture, like musical texture. A symphony and a rock song have different instruments, so they have different textures.


  • This kind of meat has a similar taste and texture to beef.
  • He is the designer who experiments with different colours and textures.

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