English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tissue /'tisju:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- mớ, tràng, dây (chuyện nói láo, chuyện vô lý...)
- giấy lụa ((cũng) tissue-paper)
- (sinh vật học) mô
- nervous tissue: mô thần kinh
tissues'tɪʃuː; 'tɪsjuːThesaurus Dictionary
+part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
+a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
+create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
Advanced English Dictionary
fabric, network, web, interweaving, combination, chain, series, accumulation, conglomeration, concatenation, pile, mass, pack:
Their entire testimony was a tissue of lies.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] (also tissues [pl.]) a mass of cells that form the different parts of humans, animals and plants: muscle / brain / nerve / scar tissue
2 [C] a piece of soft paper that absorbs liquids, used especially as a HANDKERCHIEF: a box of tissues
3 (also tissue paper) [U] very thin paper used for wrapping and packing things that break easily
Idioms: a tissue of lies (literary) a story, an excuse, etc. that is full of lies
1 organic material
living | healthy, normal
Vitamin C helps maintain healthy connective tissue.
| damaged, diseased | animal, human, plant
Dyes were extracted by boiling the plant tissue.
| body, brain, intestinal, muscle, etc. | connective, scar | fat, fatty, fibrous, soft
She treats skin and soft tissue injuries in casualty.
2 paper handkerchief
paper | toilet
box, pack, packet, wad
She grabbed a wad of tissues from the box and soaked up the spilt wine.
VERB + TISSUE
on a/the ~
He wiped his nose on a tissue.
| with a/the ~
She gently dabbed her eyes with a tissue.
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