American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The manner in which something, especially a work of art, is made: "the gummy surfaces, spectral smudges and woozy contours that . . . appear in counterpoint to the clear, bright facture that had heretofore been [the artist's] hallmark” ( Robert Shorr).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or manner of making; construction or structure.
- n. In com., an invoice or a bill of parcels.
- n. archaic The act or manner of making or doing anything, especially of a literary, musical, or pictorial production.
- n. dated, business An invoice or bill of parcels.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or manner of making or doing anything; -- now used of a literary, musical, or pictorial production.
- n. (Com.) An invoice or bill of parcels.
- French facture a making, invoice, Latin factura a making. See fact. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Latin factūra, a working or making; see feature. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“John fails to see the end of Empire, clinging to the idea that the Persians were wrong that [This Too Shall End], and with the end of Empire comes its total collapse, and its division, and once again we will point to facture points on the North American Continent;”
“Whereas in previous paintings she featured lavishly-painted structural elements of defunct worlds, in her new work Gualdoni sheds the nostalgic architectural references and authoritative facture to find meaning in the process itself.”
“ It helps to protect the facture, it helps you heal.”
“Altogether the painting is rich in surface textures, what art historians call facture.”
“Since he's not a Democrat, then there is no "facture.”
“In other words, Abstract Expressionism dropped the masks, and yet retained the articulated complexity of expressive content the mask provided: a mask for things besides the face, conveyed through symbolic associations and in the facture of the brushwork.”
“And where's the secret Thomas Jeffferson letter that threatens to facture the entire country, if exposed.”
“And where\'s the secret Thomas Jeffferson letter that threatens to facture the entire country, if exposed.”
“It is not so impossible as it may seem at first, for, after all, the necessities they machine-facture were once manufactured on the land, and as for the bric-a-brac, let it rot on their hands.”
“Apres il fallait joindre la facture du chrono a la lettre, pour le remboursement ... 10 plombes pour essayer d'en faire une en dollars et finalement, impossible ...”
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