part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
tissue, tissue paper(verb)
a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.
A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.
Absorbent paper as material.
A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
To form tissue of; to interweave.
Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. uE00027296uE001 Francis Bacon.
a woven fabric
a fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures
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
fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood
to form tissue of; to interweave
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
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.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Tissue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4431
Rank popularity for the word 'Tissue' in Nouns Frequency: #1424
The numerical value of Tissue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Tissue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.
I probably carry more scar tissue on my derrire than any other candidate-that's political scar tissue.
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
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.
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.
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Translations for Tissue
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- teixitCatalan, Valencian
- lommetørklæde, toiletpapir, væv, stof, servietDanish
- Tuch, Gewebe, Papier, Toilettenpapier, TaschentuchGerman
- ιστός, χαρτί, ύφασμα, πλέγμα, ορμαθόςGreek
- دستمال, بافتPersian
- vessapaperiarkki, harsokudos, pehmopaperi, talouspaperi, kudos, harsokangas, paperiliina, solukko, paperinenäliinaFinnish
- tissu, kleenex, mouchoir en papierFrench
- ciarsúr páipéirIrish
- maothranScottish Gaelic
- נייר סופג, רקמה, טישוHebrew
- 組織, 織物, ティッシュペーパー, ティッシュJapanese
- ткиво, салфеткаMacedonian
- weefsel, tissue, zakdoek, papieren zakdoekjeDutch
- tecido, [[papel]] [[absorvente]], lenço de papelPortuguese
- batistă, șervețel, țesutRomanian
- ткань, салфеткаRussian
- tkivo, robec, robčekSlovene
- näsduk, vävnadSwedish
- khăn giấyVietnamese
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