1. A structure of interwoven fibers or other elements.
2. The distinctive physical composition or structure of something, especially with respect to the size, shape, and arrangement of its parts
a. The appearance and feel of a surface
b. A rough or grainy surface quality
4. Distinctive or identifying quality or character
5. The quality given to a piece of art, literature, or music by the interrelationship of its elements
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin textra, from textus, past participle of texere, to weave; see text.]