What does Tissue mean?

Definitions for Tissueˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yu

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Tissue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tissue(noun)

    part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

  2. tissue, tissue paper(verb)

    a soft thin (usually translucent) paper

  3. weave, tissue(verb)

    create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

    "tissue textiles"

Wiktionary

  1. tissue(Noun)

    Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.

  2. tissue(Noun)

    A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.

  3. tissue(Noun)

    Absorbent paper as material.

  4. tissue(Noun)

    A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job

  5. tissue(Verb)

    To form tissue of; to interweave.

    Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. uE00027296uE001 Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tissue(noun)

    a woven fabric

  2. Tissue(noun)

    a fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures

  3. Tissue(noun)

    one of the elementary materials or fibres, having a uniform structure and a specialized function, of which ordinary animals and plants are composed; a texture; as, epithelial tissue; connective tissue

  4. Tissue(noun)

    fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood

  5. Tissue(verb)

    to form tissue of; to interweave

Freebase

  1. Tissue

    An anatomical structure consisting of similarly specialized cells and intercellular matrix, aggregated according to genetically determined spatial relationships, performing a specific function.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tissue

    tish′ū, n. cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colours: (anat.) the substance of which organs are composed: a connected series.—v.t. to form, as tissue: to interweave: to variegate.—n. Tis′sue-pā′per, a thin, soft, semi-transparent kind of paper. [Fr. tissu, woven, pa.p. of tistre—L. texĕre, to weave.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tissue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4431

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tissue' in Nouns Frequency: #1424

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tissue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tissue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Butler Leacock:

    Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.

  2. Alexander Meigs Haig:

    I probably carry more scar tissue on my derrire than any other candidate-that's political scar tissue.

  3. Walter Stegner:

    Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.

  4. Daniel Williams:

    When the penile tissue isn’t receiving oxygen from the blood, tissue starts to die, that leads to the development of permanent scar tissue that doesn’t function normally anymore.

  5. Charleston Animal Society:

    A large part of her tongue may need to be removed surgically if the tissue dies from the lack of blood flow. She may be severely disfigured, or the large amount of dead tissue may cause life-threatening complications.

Images & Illustrations of Tissue

  1. TissueTissueTissue


Translations for Tissue

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Tissue »

Translation

Find a translation for the Tissue definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Tissue definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Tissue." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 21 Oct. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Tissue>.

Are we missing a good definition for Tissue? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Tissue:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.