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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. Note: The term tissue is also often applied

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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. Note: The term tissue is also often applied in a wider sense to all the materials or elementary tissues, differing in structure and function, which go to make up an organ; as, vascular tissue, tegumentary tissue, etc. 4. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood. Unwilling to leave the dry bones of Agnosticism wholly unclothed with any living tissue of religious emotion. A. J. Balfour. Tissue paper, very thin, gauzelike paper, used for protecting engravings in books, for wrapping up delicate articles, etc. (more info) 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. A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire. Dryden. In their glittering tissues bear emblazed Holy memorials. Milton.

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  • TISSUED
    Clothed in, or adorned with, tissue; also, variegated; as, tissued flowers. Cowper. And crested chiefs and tissued dames Assembled at the clarion's call. T. Warton.
  • FABRICATE
    1. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship. 2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate woolens. 3. To invent and form; to forge; to
  • FABRICATOR
    One who fabricates; one who constructs or makes. The fabricator of the works of Ossian. Mason.
  • STRUCTURE
    Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure. 5. That which is built; a building; esp., a building
  • FABRIC
    1. The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric. 2. That which is fabricated; as : Framework; structure; edifice; building. Anon out of the earth a fabric
  • FABRICANT
    One who fabricates; a manufacturer. Simmonds.
  • CONSTRUCTION
    The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement. Some particles . . . in certain constructions have the sense of a whole sentence contained in them. Locke. 4. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a
  • CONSTRUCTIONIST
    One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.
  • TEXTURE
    A tissue. See Tissue. (more info) 1. The act or art of weaving. Sir T. Browne. 2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web. Milton. Others, apart far in the grassy dale, Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave. Thomson. 3. The disposition
  • TISSUE
    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. Note: The term tissue is also often applied
  • EDIFICE
    A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; -- chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse.
  • CONSTRUCTIONAL
    Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.
  • STRUCTURELESS
    Without a definite structure, or arrangement of parts; without organization; devoid of cells; homogeneous; as, a structureless membrane.
  • FABRICATION
    1. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture; as, the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government. Burke. 2. That which is fabricated; a falsehood; as, the story is doubtless a fabrication. Syn.
  • FABRICATRESS
    A woman who fabricates.
  • STRUCTURED
    Having a definite organic structure; showing differentiation of parts. The passage from a structureless state to a structured state is itself a vital process. H. Spencer.
  • INFABRICATED
    Not fabricated; unwrought; not artificial; natural.
  • INTERTISSUED
    Interwoven. Shak.
  • PRETEXTURE
    A pretext.
  • MISCONSTRUCTION
    Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.
  • SUPERSTRUCTURE
    all that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively. You have added to your natural endowments the superstructure of study. Dryden. (more info) 1. Any material structure or edifice built on something else; that which is raised
  • INTERTEXTURE
    The act of interweaving, or the state of being interwoven; that which is interwoven. "Knit in nice intertexture." Coleridge. Skirted thick with intertexture firm Of thorny boughs. Cowper.
  • RECONSTRUCTION
    The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of re√ęstablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War. (more info) 1. The act
  • CONTEXTURE
    The arrangement and union of the constituent parts of a thing; a weaving together of parts; structural character of a thing; system; constitution; texture. That wonderful contexture of all created beings. Dryden. He was not of any delicate

 

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