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Definition of Tissue

Tissue

  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.
  3. 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.
  4. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood.
  5. To form tissue of; to interweave.

Tissue Quotations

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Henry Rollins

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.
Rose Kennedy

Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Edith Wharton

Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
Henry James

Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.
Stephen Leacock
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Tissue Translations

tissue in Italian is ordito
tissue in Latin is tela
tissue in Spanish is tejido

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