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tissue paper

noun
1.
a very thin, almost transparent paper used for wrapping delicate articles, covering illustrations in books, copying letters, etc.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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Examples from the web for tissue paper
  • The boys sat outside her house and made kites from tissue paper and twigs.
  • tissue paper used in grabbing pretzels and other food items will also be environmentally friendly.
  • Unfold the flushable tissue paper that is included in the kit and float it on the surface of the toilet bowl water.
  • tissue paper was adhered to the painted surface to protect the paint in preparation for removing the murals off the curved walls.
British Dictionary definitions for tissue paper

tissue paper

noun
1.
very thin soft delicate paper used to wrap breakable goods, as decoration, etc
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