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Expression

Expression

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noun


(1)   The act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing
"The expression of milk from her breast"
(2)   The feelings expressed on a person's face
"A sad expression"
"A look of triumph"
"An angry face"
(3)   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"
(4)   A group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
(5)   Expression without words
"Tears are an expression of grief"
"The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
(6)   The style of expressing yourself
"He suggested a better formulation"
"His manner of expression showed how much he cared"
(7)   The communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
"Expressions of good will"
"He helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"
"The idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"
(8)   A word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
"Pardon the expression"
(9)   (genetics) the process of expressing a gene
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A particular way of phrasing an idea.
  2. A colloquialism or idiom.
    The expression "break a leg!" should not be taken literally.
  3. A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.
  4. An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.
  5. The process of translating a gene into a protein.
  6. A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.
  7. The process of expressing milk