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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tis·sue /ˈtɪ(ˌ)ʃu, ||ˈtɪs(ˌ)ju/
 薄的紗織品,薄紙,棉紙,組織,連篇

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tis·sue =/ˈtɪʃ(ˌ)u, ˈtɪʃə(w), <ɪ>ʧɪɛflj ɑrɪtɪʃ ˈtɪs(ˌ)ju/= 名詞
 印相紙,紙,片,膜,組織

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tis·sue n.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tissue
      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]