tis·sue /ˈtɪ(ˌ)ʃu, ||ˈtɪs(ˌ)ju/
tis·sue =/ˈtɪʃ(ˌ)u, ˈtɪʃə(w), <ɪ>ʧɪɛflj ɑrɪtɪʃɪ> ˈtɪs(ˌ)ju/= 名詞
1. A woven fabric.
2. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire. --Dryden.
In their glittering tissues bear emblazed
Holy memorials. --Milton.
3. Biol. 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.
Note: ☞ The term tissue is also often applied in a wider sense to all the materials or elementary tissues, differing in structure and function, which go to make up an organ; as, vascular tissue, tegumentary tissue, etc.
4. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood.
Unwilling to leave the dry bones of Agnosticism wholly unclothed with any living tissue of religious emotion. --A. J. Balfour.
Tissue paper, very thin, gauzelike paper, used for protecting engravings in books, for wrapping up delicate articles, etc.
Tis·sue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tissued p. pr. & vb. n. Tissuing.] To form tissue of; to interweave.
Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. --Bacon.
n 1: a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells
having a similar structure and function
2: a soft thin (usually translucent) paper [syn: tissue paper]
v : create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric,
such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles" [syn: weave]