tissue paper


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tissue paper

n.
Thin, translucent paper used for packing, wrapping, or protecting delicate articles.

tissue paper

n
very thin soft delicate paper used to wrap breakable goods, as decoration, etc

tis′sue pa`per


n.
a very thin, nearly transparent paper used for wrapping, packing, etc.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tissue paper - a soft thin (usually translucent) papertissue paper - a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
cigarette paper, rolling paper - a strong tissue paper that burns evenly and is sufficiently porous to control the burning of the tobacco in a cigarette
facial tissue - tissue paper suitable for use on the face
Kleenex - a piece of soft absorbent paper (usually two or more thin layers) used as a disposable handkerchief
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
bathroom tissue, toilet paper, toilet tissue - a soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets
Translations
وَرَق ناعِم
hedvábný papír
silkepapir
pyyhesilkkipaperi
selyempapír
silkipappír
hodvábny papier
ince kâğıt

tissue paper

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tissue

(ˈtiʃuː) noun
1. (one of the kinds of) substance of which the organs of the body are made. nervous tissue; the tissues of the body.
2. (a piece of) thin soft paper used for wiping the nose etc. He bought a box of tissues for his cold.
tissue paper
very thin paper, used for packing, wrapping etc.
References in classic literature ?
The girl dolls wore many beautiful costumes of tissue paper, making them quite fluffy; but their heads and hands were no thicker than the paper of which they were made.
The safest plan is never to tread on a worm--not even on the last new subaltern from Home, with his buttons hardly out of their tissue paper, and the red of sappy English beef in his cheeks.
I made you one of the new bookmarkers out of red tissue paper.
As I finished, I slipped out of my pocket a dainty little parcel softly folded in white tissue paper.
She had brought a birthday present wrapped in tissue paper and tied with pink and blue ribbons, and one of the wooden soldiers placed it on the table with the other gifts.
This time it was a small package, wrapped in tissue paper and tied with ribbon.
Having removed this impediment, and lifted certain silvery envelopes of tissue paper, she merely exclaimed -
Exports of tissue paper dropped from 15,200 tons in 1994 to 11,900 tons in 1996 and to 6,800 tons in 1997.
holiday sections at The Oaks mall's stores had been reduced to scraps of bubble wrap, tissue paper and fake pine needles.
Trim the tissue paper from around each leaf impression.
Rip the white tissue paper into small pieces and screw them into balls.
Wrap a difficult shape If your gift is an irregular shape, use Cellophane and tissue paper to help you achieve a posy finish.