What does tissue mean?
Definitions for tissue
ˈtɪʃ u; esp. Brit. ˈtɪs yutis·sue
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word tissue.
part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
tissue, tissue paperverb
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Cloth interwoven with gold or silver.
Etymology: tissue, Fr. tisan , to weave, Norman Saxon.
In their glittering tissues emblaz’d
Holy memorials, acts of zeal and love,
Recorded eminent. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. v.
A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire;
An upper vest, once Helen’s rich attire;
From Argos by the fam’d adultress brought,
With golden flow’rs and winding foliage wrought. Dryden.
To interweave; to variegate.
Etymology: from the noun.
The chariot was covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. Francis Bacon, New Atlantis.
They have been always frank of their blessings to countenance any great action; and then, according as it should prosper, to tissue upon it some pretence or other. Henry Wotton.
Mercy will sit between,
Thron’d in cœlestial sheen,
With radiant feet the tissued clouds down steering. John Milton.
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.]
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
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tissue is ranked #49461 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Tissue surname appeared 425 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tissue.
98.3% or 418 total occurrences were White.
1.6% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tissue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4431
Rank popularity for the word 'tissue' in Nouns Frequency: #1424
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The numerical value of tissue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tissue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of tissue in a Sentence
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.
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.'.
Some big decisions come out of meetings between the President and foreign leaders that bear on policy direction, nSC staff are the connective tissue between the White House and interagency. So giving a readout of these calls and meetings to the interagency is critical to getting things done.
This should lead to faster and wider access to the target, we should see faster amyloid beta removal throughout the brain tissue. The unique access to the target is very exciting here.
The tissue acts like sticky glue on different organs, and that can fix them in place, that lack of flexibility can make things hurt during sex.
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Translations for tissue
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- teixitCatalan, Valencian
- stof, lommetørklæde, væv, toiletpapir, servietDanish
- Gewebe, Papier, Taschentuch, Tuch, ToilettenpapierGerman
- ορμαθός, ύφασμα, χαρτί, ιστός, πλέγμαGreek
- بافت, دستمالPersian
- paperinenäliina, harsokangas, solukko, pehmopaperi, harsokudos, vessapaperiarkki, talouspaperi, paperiliina, kudosFinnish
- kleenex, tissu, mouchoir en papierFrench
- ciarsúr páipéirIrish
- maothranScottish Gaelic
- נייר סופג, טישו, רקמהHebrew
- ティッシュペーパー, 組織, ティッシュ, 織物Japanese
- салфетка, ткивоMacedonian
- zakdoek, weefsel, tissue, papieren zakdoekjeDutch
- lenço de papel, [[papel]] [[absorvente]], tecidoPortuguese
- țesut, șervețel, batistăRomanian
- ткань, салфеткаRussian
- robec, robček, tkivoSlovene
- näsduk, vävnadSwedish
- khăn giấyVietnamese
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