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 (kən-tĕks′chər, kŏn′tĕks′-)
1. The act of weaving or assembling parts into a whole.
2. An arrangement of interconnected parts; a structure.

con·tex′tur·al adj.
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1. the fact, process, or manner of weaving or of being woven together
2. the arrangement of assembled parts; structure
3. an interwoven structure; fabric
conˈtextural adj
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(kənˈtɛks tʃər)

1. the arrangement and union of the constituent parts of anything; structure.
2. an interwoven structure; fabric.
3. the act or process of weaving or being woven together.
[1595–1605; < French]
con•tex′tur•al, adj.
con•tex′tured, adj.
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A distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure:
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Women are of a nice contexture; and our spirits, when disordered, are not to be recomposed in a moment.
I present it to you, not that you may kiss it, but that you may observe the contexture of the sinews, the close network of the muscles, the breadth and capacity of the veins, whence you may infer what must be the strength of the arm that has such a hand."
Given the importance of HLA-G gene regions related to binding for HIF-1 in the hypoxia environmental contexture, we further explored the nucleotide variations in specific HREs for HIF-1 in HLA-G gene.
What exactly do they say to each other, and when they are read all together as contexture, as fabric, what does this section of "A"-23 say?
Galon, "From the immune contexture to the immunoscore: the role of prognostic and predictive immune markers in cancer," Current Opinion in Immunology, vol.
12 Mukaovsk makes a number of pertinent observations in this connection: "Unlike monologic discourse, which has a single and continuous contexture, several or at least two contextures interpenetrate and alternate in dinlogic discourse.
We further evaluated the immune contexture of the primary tumors and KTs.
Incited by the perception of this, Wordsworth endows the image, through the metaphorical conceptual overlay of a strip of shadow or cloud processing over still mountains, with properties of contexture, singularity, and indeterminateness that it doesn't in fact possess.
Perhaps this is because the idea of an utterance free from worldly contexture and circumstances, a tongue "ungoverned" in Heaney's sense, has no real force for him.
[c] Their whole contexture is manly; they are not concerned with pretty little flowers [Seneca].