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tissue

tis·sue

tissue

 
 
pronunciation:
tI shu
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the mass of like cells in an animal or plant body, esp. as they form a specific organ.
heart tissue
definition 2: soft, thin, usu. absorbent paper, used as a handkerchief.
definition 3: see tissue paper.
definition 4: a fine, gauzy cloth.
definition 5: a network; mesh; web.
a tissue of lies
similar words:
web
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