1. referring to the arrangement or character of the yarns on the surface of the fabric. Often used to describe fabrics with surface interest the result of using novelty yarns or novelty weaves such as dobby or jacquard weaves. 2. a term used to describe yarn that has been processed to add bulk stretch or texture such as crimped entangled and loop yarns.
A textured surface gives tiles a softer profile and additional protection. It is achieved by polymer bonding natural stone into an acrylic surface coating. It used to be known as "chip" coating but is in fact a different formula from the old chip coated tiles of many years ago.
Type of breast implant in which the outer surface, or shell, is rough and/or irregular instead of smooth.