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tissue paper

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

n
very thin soft delicate paper used to wrap breakable goods, as decoration, etc
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tis′sue pa`per


n.
a very thin, nearly transparent paper used for wrapping, packing, etc.
[1770–80]
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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
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Translations
وَرَق ناعِم
hedvábný papír
silkepapir
pyyhesilkkipaperi
selyempapír
silkipappír
hodvábny papier
ince kâğıt

tissue paper

ncarta velina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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. They are awfully fashionable now and only three girls in school know how to make them.
As I finished, I slipped out of my pocket a dainty little parcel softly folded in white tissue paper. Very softly I placed it on the table.
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.
It was a standing order, and as she was ill for two years before she died they found forty-eight Worth dresses that had never been taken out of tissue paper; and when the girls left off their mourning they were able to wear the first lot at the Symphony concerts without looking in advance of the fashion."
Having removed this impediment, and lifted certain silvery envelopes of tissue paper, she merely exclaimed -
Blunt to learn that the words issuing from her lips had awakened in me the visual perception of a dark- skinned, hard-driven lady's maid with tarnished eyes; even of the tireless Rose handing me my hat while breathing out the enigmatic words: "Madame should listen to her heart." A wave from the atmosphere of another house rolled in, overwhelming and fiery, seductive and cruel, through the Blunt vibration, bursting through it as through tissue paper and filling my heart with sweet murmurs and distracting images, till it seemed to break, leaving an empty stillness in my breast.
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