What does tissue mean?

Definitions for tissue
ˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yutis·sue

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.]

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

How to pronounce tissue?

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How to say tissue in sign language?

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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. Dan Fogelman:

    Guilt Trip's not something I certainly set out to do, but again, like it means something is being done right, i think crying -- because Guilt Trip's funny to put tissue box emoji on things on Twitter -- Guilt Trip becomes like an overarching narrative, and I get Guilt Trip. Guilt Trip's actually Guilt Trip, but I think Guilt Trip almost can make the power of what we're trying to do feel a little bit smaller because it seems like,' Oh, he's just trying to make you cry.'.

  2. Livia Eberlin:

    What’s been developed before has either been for ex vivo tissue analysis, with solvents that are not compatible, or using high pressure nitrogen or high voltage that’s not compatible with living tissue.

  3. George Liakeas:

    When the PRP is isolated and injected into the penis, both tissue and blood-vessel growth are promoted, leading to improved erectile strength and penile sensitivity.

  4. Stephanie Kight:

    Planned Parenthood handles medical tissue like any other quality health care provider.

  5. Dawn Laguens:

    The opportunity to donate fetal tissue has been a source of comfort for many women who have chosen to donate. We will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our patients, and advocate for removing barriers to essential health care.

Images & Illustrations of tissue

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