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English definition of “tissue”

tissue

noun     /ˈtɪʃuː/
ANIMAL/PLANT [C, U] the material that animals and plants are made of: human brain tissueCellsSubstances and structures in the bodyParts of plants
FOR YOUR NOSE [C] B1 a soft piece of paper that you use for cleaning your nose Toiletry and perfumes
FOR WRAPPING [U] (also tissue paper) soft , thin paper that you cover things with in order to protect themPaper
(Definition of tissue noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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