What does Tissue mean?

Definitions for Tissue
ˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yuTis·sue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tissuenoun

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

  2. tissue, tissue paperverb

    a soft thin (usually translucent) paper

  3. weave, tissueverb

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

    "tissue textiles"

Wiktionary

  1. tissuenoun

    Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.

  2. tissuenoun

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

  3. tissuenoun

    Absorbent paper as material.

  4. tissuenoun

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

  5. tissueverb

    To form tissue of; to interweave.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tissuenoun

    a woven fabric

  2. Tissuenoun

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

  3. Tissuenoun

    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. Tissuenoun

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

  5. Tissueverb

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. tissue

    A group of organisms that function together for a specific purpose in the body of an animal or human being.

    The muscle tissue functions together to move the leg.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 3, 2020  

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

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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

Examples of Tissue in a Sentence

  1. Walter Stegner:

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

  2. Alexandra Scranton:

    Vaginal tissue isn't like other skin. It's covered in mucous membranes, it's very permeable. It's a direct route to your reproductive organs. We need to be really careful of these products.

  3. Zoe Arvanitakis:

    What we wanted to do is look at the actual brain tissue to see whether we saw the underlying changes in the brain that cause stroke or the underlying changes in the brain that cause dementia.

  4. David Seldin:

    These allegations are irresponsible and false.The University of Pittsburgh does not perform abortions. The University has a long history of providing vital, life-saving research, using techniques that are common at universities and medical institutions throughout the world, fetal tissue research is tightly regulated, ethically and legally, at the state and federal level—as it should be.

  5. Sorel Vorster:

    The first step is to make sure the permeation of the cerebellum tissue is connected to the symptoms that the patient is experiencing because sometimes people have this exact same permeation with no symptoms at all.

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