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Tissue meaning

tissue - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; " tissue textiles"
  2. 2. A woven fabric.
  3. 3. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood.
  6. 6. To form tissue of; to interweave.
  7. 7. Texture; cloth interwoven with gold or silver; in anatomy, substance of which organs are composed; connected series.

tissue - examples of usage

  1. Strange, wonderful power that lies in that slight, grey tissue which we call brain! - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  2. Inside the shop, billycocks in tissue- paper came out of band- boxes, and then out of tissue- paper. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. It was the 'Goldilocks dosage' Karl had been trying to calculate, just enough that only aged or damaged cells are replaced, while healthy tissue is not altered." - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
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