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1. tissue

noun. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.

Synonyms

  • organism
  • band
  • being
  • animal tissue
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwist
  • untwine
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Tissue

  • reissue

Sentences with tissue


1. Noun, singular or mass
Try to cut the stems where the tissue is tan and not as soft.

Quotes about tissue


1. It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.
- Rose Kennedy

2. Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
- Henry Rollins

3. That's brain tissue. How can you-?"Claire shut her mouth, fast. "Never mind. I don't think I wanna know.""Truly, I think that's best. Please take it."He showed his teeth briefly in a very unsettling grin. "I'm giving you a piece of my mind.""I so wish you hadn't said that.
- Rachel Caine, Feast of Fools

2. tissue

noun. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] a soft thin (usually translucent) paper.

Synonyms

  • paper
  • toilet tissue
  • toilet paper
  • tissue paper
  • rolling paper
  • bathroom tissue
  • Kleenex
  • cigarette paper

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • outgo
  • gross
  • proximate

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. tissue

verb. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.

Synonyms

  • brocade
  • plait
  • net
  • braid
  • loom
  • create from raw material
  • web
  • create from raw stuff
  • twill
  • weave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • uncover
  • eukaryote
  • prokaryote

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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