putting into words; phrase, word; look which conveys a certain feeling or emotion; manifestation, process of producing visible or measurable genetic traits (about genetic characteristics)
\ex*pres"sion\ (&ebreve;ks*pr&ebreve;sh"ŭn), n. [l. expressio: cf. f. expression.] 1.
the act of expressing; the act of forcing out by pressure; as, the expression of juices or oils; also, of extorting or eliciting; as, a forcible expression of truth. 2.
the act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will. with this tone of philosophy were mingled expressions of sympathy. 3.
lively or vivid representation of meaning, sentiment, or feeling, etc.; significant and impressive indication, whether by language, appearance, or gesture; that manner or style which gives life and suggestive force to ideas and sentiments; as, he reads with expression; her performance on the piano has expression. the imitators of shakespeare, fixing their attention on his wonderful power of expression, have directed their imitation to this. arnold. 4.
that which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling. "the expression of an eye." it still wore the majesty of expression so conspicuous in his portraits by the inimitable pencil of titian. 5.
a form of words in which an idea or sentiment is conveyed; a mode of speech; a phrase; as, a common expression; an odd expression. 6.
(math.) the representation of any quantity by its appropriate characters or signs.
m-expression lisp without expression
zf expression imaginary expression
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indirect expression to reduce an expression
facial expression past expression
lambda expression regular expression
A combination of keywords, operators, variables, and constants that yields a string, number, or object. An expression can be used to perform a calculation, manipulate characters, or test data.
Any combination of operators, constants, literal values, functions, and names of fields, controls, and properties that evaluates to a single value. You can use expressions as settings for many properties and action arguments, to set criteria, or define calculated fields in queries.
In SQL, a combination of symbols and operators that evaluate to a single data value. Simple expressions can be a constant, variable, column, or scalar function. Complex expressions are one or more simple expressions connected by operators.
may refer to:
- Fixed expression, a form of words with a specific meaning
- Idiom, a type of fixed expression
- Metaphorical expression, a particular word, phrase, or form of words that has a different meaning than its literal form
- Expression (sign language), the expressions and postures of the face and body that contribute to the formation of words when signing
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1. the expression on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
(synonym) look, aspect, facial expression, face
(hypernym) countenance, visage
2. expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
(synonym) manifestation, reflection, reflexion
(hypernym) demonstration, demo
(hyponym) lamentation, mourning
3. the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find expression for my ideas"
(hypernym) communication, communicating
(hyponym) articulation, voice
(derivation) express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
4. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
(synonym) saying, locution
(hypernym) speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
5. the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
(hypernym) expressive style, style
6. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
(hypernym) mathematical statement
(hyponym) sentential function
(classification) mathematics, math, maths
7. (genetics) the process of expressing a gene
(hypernym) organic process, biological process
(classification) genetics, genetic science
8. a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
(synonym) construction, grammatical construction
(hypernym) constituent, grammatical constituent
9. the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing; "the expression of milk from her breast"
(hypernym) squeeze, squeezing
(derivation) press out, express, extract
Usually the same as cold pressed, but sometimes peel is shredded up and mixed with water, then pressed to extract: the oil.
n. utterance, expression Megiad =
n. utterance, expression Mysygan =
n. a soft expression Traith =
n. expression, treatise
Process by which the genetic information contained in DNA is converted into proteins within the cell. The gene is said to express or code for a particular protein.Source:
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The physical manifestation of the information contained in a gene.Source:
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The representation of any quantity by its appropriate characters or signs.
The act of expressing; the act of forcing out by pressure; as, the expression of juices or oils; also, of extorting or eliciting; as, a forcible expression of truth.
The act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will.
That which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling.
Lively or vivid representation of meaning, sentiment, or feeling, etc.; significant and impressive indication, whether by language, appearance, or gesture; that manner or style which gives life and suggestive force to ideas and sentiments; as, he reads with expression; her performance on the piano has expression.
A form of words in which an idea or sentiment is conveyed; a mode of speech; a phrase; as, a common expression; an odd expression.
satun (utterance); sagluvaya (facial display)
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