Meaning of TISSUE in English

TISSUE

transcription, транскрипция: [ tɪʃu:, tɪsju: ]

( tissues)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

In animals and plants, tissue consists of cells that are similar to each other in appearance and that have the same function.

As we age we lose muscle tissue...

N-UNCOUNT : also N in pl

2.

Tissue or tissue paper is thin paper that is used for wrapping things that are easily damaged, such as objects made of glass or china.

N-UNCOUNT

3.

A tissue is a piece of thin soft paper that you use to blow your nose.

...a box of tissues.

N-COUNT

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