tissuey
adjective see tissue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tissuey — tissue ► NOUN 1) any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products. 2) tissue paper. 3) a piece of absorbent paper used as a disposable handkerchief. 4) delicate gauzy… …   English terms dictionary

  • tissuey — See tissue. * * * …   Universalium

  • tissuey — adjective Tissuelike …   Wiktionary

  • tissuey — tis·suey …   English syllables

  • tissuey — ˈtish(y)əw]ē, ˈti(ˌ)shü], ]i, chiefly Brit ˈtisyəw] or ˈti(ˌ)syü] adjective : resembling tissue …   Useful english dictionary

  • tissue — noun Etymology: Middle English tysshewe, tyssew, a rich fabric, from Anglo French tissue, from past participle of tistre to weave, from Latin texere more at technical Date: 1563 1. a. a fine lightweight often sheer fabric b. mesh, network, web <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tissular — See tissuey. * * * …   Universalium

  • tissue — tissual, adj. tissuey, adj. /tish ooh/ or, esp. Brit., /tis yooh/, n., v., tissued, tissuing. n. 1. Biol. an aggregate of similar cells and cell products forming a definite kind of structural material with a specific function, in a multicellular… …   Universalium

  • tissuelike — adjective Resembling tissue or some aspect of it. Syn: tissuey …   Wiktionary

  • tissue — [ tɪʃu:, tɪsju:] noun 1》 any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products. 2》 tissue paper.     ↘a piece of absorbent paper, used especially as a disposable handkerchief …   English new terms dictionary

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