Definition of Tissue in English :

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Tissue meaning in English

Meaning of Tissue in English

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Tissue pronunciation in English

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Tissue

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Noun

1. tissue

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

2. tissue, tissue paper

a soft thin (usually translucent) paper

Verb

3. tissue, weave

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

Example Sentences:
'tissue textiles'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Tissue

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noun
1. 
a part of an organism consisting of a large number of cells having a similar structure and function
connective tissue
nerve tissue
2. 
a thin piece of soft absorbent paper, usually of two or more layers, used as a disposable handkerchief, towel, etc
3.  tissue paper
4. 
an interwoven series
a tissue of lies
5. 
a woven cloth, esp of a light gauzy nature, originally interwoven with threads of gold or silver
verb (transitive)
6. rare
to weave into tissue
7. 
to decorate or clothe with tissue or tissue paper

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Tissue

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈtissued or ˈtissuing
6. 
to cover with tissue
7.  Archaic
to weave into tissue
noun
1. 
cloth; esp., light, thin cloth, as gauze
2. 
an interwoven or intricate mass or series; mesh; network; web
a tissue of lies
3. 
a piece of soft, absorbent paper, used as a disposable handkerchief, as toilet paper, etc.
4. 
a. 
tissue paper
b. 
a sheet of tissue paper
5.  Biology
a. 
the substance of an organic body or organ, consisting of cells and intercellular material
b. 
any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function
epithelial tissue

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Tissue

see synonyms of tissue
n.
1. A fine, very thin fabric, such as gauze.
2. Tissue paper.
3. A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
4. An interwoven or interrelated number of things; a web; a network: "The text is a tissue of mocking echoes" (Richard M. Kain).
5. Biology An aggregation of morphologically similar cells and associated intercellular matter acting together to perform one or more specific functions in an organism. There are four basic types of tissue in many animals: muscle, nerve, epidermal, and connective.

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