tissue paper

noun

Definition of tissue paper

: a thin gauzy paper used especially for protecting something (as by covering or wrapping)

Examples of tissue paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For any embellishments, safely cover them with packing or tissue paper. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 June 2022 If an animal must be handled WildCare recommends keeping it in a warm, quiet area preferably in a box lined with towels, pillowcases, t-shirts or tissue paper. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 21 Mar. 2022 The materials — cardboard, tissue paper, newspapers, the odd balloon — are affordable for a young artist on a day-job budget. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Apr. 2022 Reuse things like gift bags, tissue paper and ribbons and bows. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 Thirty or so people crowd around tables, wrestling strips of bamboo, colored tissue paper and glue into something resembling headgear. Suzanne Van Atten, ajc, 12 Oct. 2013 The children used cardboard and tissue paper to make bears, which represent the region around Uzhhorod. Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, 8 May 2022 Before throwing away your milk carton, use tissue paper to turn it into a birdhouse. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 21 Apr. 2022 These robots are made using cardboard, tissue paper rolls, canisters and containers. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tissue paper

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tissue paper was in 1777

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Last Updated

25 Jun 2022

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“Tissue paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tissue%20paper. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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