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Tissue-paper

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tissue-paper a very thin soft paper for wrapping delicate articles, protecting engravings in books, &c.—also Silk-paper
    • n Tissue-paper a thin, soft, semi-transparent kind of paper
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. tissu, woven, pa.p. of tistre—L. texĕre, to weave.

Usage

In literature:

From a pocket in her red-and-white clown's blouse Miss Smith produced a sheaf of folded bits of tissue paper.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
Wrap them up in the tissue paper as you found them!
"About Peggy Saville" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
Steve lifted some tissue paper and tilted up the box.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
There was white tissue-paper and something stiff.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The skin is remarkably tender, and thin as tissue paper.
"Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children" by W. Houghton
A third, fourth, and fifth bee arrived in quick succession; she robbed them all of their tissue-paper cylinders.
"Special Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers
They secured white tissue paper, and with this completely covered up all the dark boards.
"The Girl Scouts' Good Turn" by Edith Lavell
The idea of wearing tissue-paper hats on the street in broad daylight!
"Peggy-Alone" by Mary Agnes Byrne
It contains a note and some soft object carefully wrapped in tissue-paper.
"Starlight Ranch" by Charles King
The buildings blazed up like tissue paper lanterns used when the guttering candles touched their sides.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Like a handful of black tissue paper she crumpled up suddenly in her chair.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Now she tenderly laid the soft tissue-paper over them.
"The Children of Wilton Chase" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
Is this tissue paper affair your pattern?
"Ethel Morton and the Christmas Ship" by Mabell S. C. Smith
The contents were carefully wrapped in blue tissue paper.
"At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
Miss Worth and Belle-Ann spent half the night in the girl's room amid a deluge of tissue paper and boxes.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
There were on the lounge, I remember, a sheet of tissue paper and a blue ribbon.
"The Story of an Untold Love" by Paul Leicester Ford
One seemed to be eating tissue paper without pulp.
"Norway" by Beatrix Jungman
You had better lay tissue paper in that sleeve, Eunice, the way I showed you.
"Atlantic Narratives"
In case of illustrations tissue paper is frequently inserted to prevent this.
"Library Bookbinding" by Arthur Low Bailey
She brings with her two small packages wrapped in tissue paper.
"Green Stockings" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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In poetry:

All the while they were talking the new morality
Her eyes explored me.
And when I rose to go
Her fingers were like the tissue
Of a Japanese paper napkin.
"The Encounter" by Ezra Pound
And it is finished.
To-night, crisp with new pressing
It lies stiffly in its pasteboard box
Smothered in folds of tissue paper
Which envelope it like a shroud—
In its coffin-shaped pasteboard box.
"A Baby's Dress" by Hazel Hall

In news:

Tissue paper for stripes, cut into 3-inch-long strips (for thin bangle ) and 6-inch-long strips (for thick bangle ).
Metsä Tissue, part of the Metsäliitto Group, has concluded an agreement to acquire the full ownership of Tento a.s. A leading tissue paper company in Slovakia.
Because thiese are so rich, Rock puts only 6 to 8 pieces in small airtight tins nestled in colorful tissue paper.
"Sale of our remaining timberlands is consistent with our approach to support investment and growth in our highly successful tissue business," Wausau Paper President Thomas Howatt said in a statement.
Toscotec said that it has received an order with a major Chinese tissue producer, C&S Paper, for two new tissue machines.
Check out tissue paper art at Beach Library.
Upcoming Activities Preschool Story Hour is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, at 10:30 am Tissue Paper Art class on Thursday, May 24, at 10:30 am We are closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 2.
Preschool Story Hour is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, at 10:30 a.m. Tissue Paper Art class on Thursday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. We are closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28.
DALLAS – Kimberly-Clark has introduced Scott Naturals Tube-Free bathroom tissue, which the company said is the nation's first toilet paper without the cardboard tube for use at home.
Healthy Dessert BasketArrange the following desserts wrapped in festive containers in a basket lined with tissue paper.
If you find that the fabric is still slipping try pinning tissue paper underneath, which you can rip away after you're finished sewing or use a stabilizer which helps keep the fabric in place while sewing.
For these bright geometric pumpkins all you need are some tissue paper circles, Modge Podge, and a foam brush.
Tissue Paper Pumpkins from Young House Love.
Our Environmental Policy SEAMAN PAPER is dedicated to providing the highest quality tissue paper in a responsible "earth-friendly" manner.
Contact paper & tissue ornament craft + free printable template.
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In science:

The verification of the method of the present paper should obviously involve the reproduction of dedicated dose measurements obtained in some material which, as far as the stopping power for protons is concerned, resembles human tissue, e.g., in water.
Collimator effects in proton planning
It is intended mainly to aid in the analysis of This paper is a piece of applied mathematics. waveforms, it stemmed from my need of interpreting waveforms recorded from nervous tissue and from finding that Katz's work is useless.
A procedure to Estimate the Fractal Dimension of Waveforms
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