HyperDic: tissue

English > 3 senses of the word tissue:
NOUNbodytissuepart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
substancetissue, tissue papera soft thin (usually translucent) paper
VERBcreationtissue, weavecreate a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
tissue > pronunciation
Soundstih'shuw; tih'syuw.
Rhymescashew ... snowshoe: 13 rhymes with shuw...
anew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > tissue: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningPart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.
Narroweranimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
isthmus, bandA cord-like tissue connecting two larger / larger parts of an anatomical structure
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Substance oforganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishtejido
Catalanteixit
English > tissue: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA soft thin (usually translucent) paper.
Synonymtissue paper
NarrowerKleenexA piece of soft absorbent paper (usually two or more thin layers) used as a disposable handkerchief
cigarette paper, rolling paperA strong tissue paper that burns evenly and is sufficiently porous to control the burning of the tobacco in a cigarette
facial tissuetissue paper suitable for use on the face
toilet tissue, toilet paper, bathroom tissueA soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets
BroaderpaperA material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Spanishpapel de seda, papel tisú, tejido
Catalanpaper fi, teixit
English > tissue: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcreate a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tissue textiles"
Synonymweave
CategoryhandicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
Narrowerbraid, lace, plaitmake by braiding or interlacing
brocadeweave a design into (textiles)
laceDo lacework
loomWeave on a loom
twillweave diagonal lines into (textiles)
web, netConstruct or form a web, as if by weaving
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Spanishentretejer, hilar, tejer
Catalanfilar, teixir

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