tissue

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tissue(
tih
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shu
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (handkerchief)
a. el pañuelo de papel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
How much is a box of tissues?¿Cuánto vale una caja de pañuelos de papel?
b. el pañuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There aren't any more tissues in the bathroom.Ya no hay pañuelos en el baño.
c. el Kleenex
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Achoo! - Do you want a tissue?¡Achú! - ¿Quieres un Kleenex?
2. (paper for wrapping)
a. el papel de seda
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I'm going to wrap the gifts with blue tissue.Voy a envolver los regalos con papel de seda azul.
3. (biology)
a. el tejido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The surgeon took a tissue sample.El cirujano extrajo una muestra de tejido.
4. (cloth)
a. la tisú
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My veil is made of embroidered tissue.Mi velo está hecho de tisú bordado.
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(web)
a. la sarta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Who is responsible for that tissue of lies I saw in the newspaper?¿Quién es responsable de esa sarta de mentiras que vi en el periódico?
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tissue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (biology)
a. el tejido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (paper handkerchief)
a. el kleenex® inv, pañuelo m de papel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (fig)
a.
a tissue of liesuna sarta de mentiras
tissue paperpapel de seda
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tissue [ˈtɪʃuː]
noun
1 (thin paper) (for wrapping, decoration) papel (m) de seda; (paper handkerchief) pañuelo (m) de papel; klínex (m)
2 (Anat) tejido (m)
3
a tissue of lies una sarta de mentiras
modifier
tissue paper (n) (for wrapping, decoration) papel (m) de seda; (paper handkerchief) pañuelo (m) de papel; klínex (m);&trade
can you pass me a tissue paper please? always keep some tissue paper handy in case anything gets spilled
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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