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Texture is the properties held and sensations caused by the external surface of objects received through the sense of touch. Texture is sometimes used to desribe the feel of non-tactile sensations.

In music, see musical texture.

In cuisine, texture is the feel of food on the tongue and against the teeth. Adjectives include crunchy, soft, sticky, mushy, hard, spongey, airy.

In painting, texture is the feel of the canvas based on the paint used and its method of application.