TEXTURE
. s. f.
L'état d'une chose tissue, l'action de tisser. Il est peu usité au propre.  Il se dit, par extension, dans le langage didactique, de La disposition, de l'entrelacement des parties qui composent un corps. C'est de la texture des parties d'un corps que dépendent sa dureté, sa mollesse, son élasticité, sa gravité, sa couleur, etc. La texture des tendons est serrée, celle du tissu cellulaire est lâche.

Fig., La texture d'un ouvrage, d'une pièce de théâtre, d'un poëme, etc., La liaison des différentes parties de cet ouvrage, etc.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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