Definitions for Tissueˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yu
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tis•sueˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yu(n.; v.)-sued, -su•ing.
(n.)an aggregate of similar cells and cell products forming one of the structural materials of an organism.
Ref: tissue paper.
any of several kinds of soft gauzy papers used for various purposes:
an interconnected series or mass:
a tissue of falsehoods.
a piece of thin writing paper.
a woven fabric, esp. one of light or gauzy texture.
(v.t.)to cover or clothe with tissue.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to remove with facial or other tissues.
to weave, esp. with threads of gold and silver.
Origin of tissue:
1325–75; ME tissew, var. of tissu < MF, OF, n. use of ptp. of tistre to weave < L texere
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
tissue(noun)ˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yu
a square of thin soft paper, often used for wiping your nose
a pack of tissues
tissueˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yu
the substance animals and plants are made of
patients needing tissue donations
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.
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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
Translations for Tissue
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(one of the kinds of) substance of which the organs of the body are made
nervous tissue; the tissues of the body.
- نَسيج الجِسْمArabic
- tecidoPortuguese (BR)
- das GewebeGerman
- szövet (biológiában)Hungarian
- เนื้อเยื่อของคน สัตว์หรือพืชThai
- (生物的)組織Chinese (Trad.)
- ريشہ، ايک مادہ جس سے اعضائے بدن بنتے ہيںUrdu
- （生物的）组织Chinese (Simp.)
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