- textual, texturalThe contexts normally prevent these two words getting in each other's way: textual means ‘relating to text’ (textual criticism), whereas textural means ‘relating to texture’, often in figurative contexts such as art and music (textural features / textural variation / textural and tonal modulations).
Modern English usage. 2014.
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Textural — Tex tur*al, a. Of or pertaining to texture. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
textural — ● textural, texturale, texturaux adjectif Relatif à la texture d une roche … Encyclopédie Universelle
textural — ˈtekschərəl adjective : of, relating to, or marked by texture based upon the textural and physical characteristics … of the rock fragments Journal of Geology her skin had undergone a textural change Thomas Hardy … Useful english dictionary
textural — texture ► NOUN 1) the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface, substance, or fabric. 2) the quality created by the combination of elements in a work of music or literature. ► VERB ▪ give a rough or raised texture to. DERIVATIVES textural… … English terms dictionary
textural — adjective see texture I … New Collegiate Dictionary
textural — See texture. * * * … Universalium
textural — adjective Of or pertaining to texture … Wiktionary
textural — Relating to the texture of the tissues … Medical dictionary
textural — texÂ·turÂ·al || tekstÊƒÉ™rÉ™l adj. of or pertaining to a texture … English contemporary dictionary
textural — tex·tur·al … English syllables