Definition of Expression. Meaning of Expression. Synonyms of Expression

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Definition of Expression

Expression
Expression Ex*pres"sion ([e^]ks*pr[e^]sh"[u^]n), 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. --Prescott. 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. --M. 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.'

Meaning of Expression from wikipedia

- Expression may refer to: Expression (linguistics), a word, phrase, or sentence Fixed expression, a form of words with a specific meaning Idiom, a type...
- A regular expression (shortened as regex or regexp; also referred to as rational expression) is a sequence of characters that specifies a search pattern...
- Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product that enables it to produce end products...
- A facial expression is one or more motions or positions of the muscles beneath the skin of the face. According to one set of controversial theories, these...
- In mathematics, an expression or mathematical expression is a finite combination of symbols that is well-formed according to rules that depend on the...
- In computer science, a Boolean expression is an expression used in programming languages that produces a Boolean value when evaluated. A Boolean value...
- An expression vector, otherwise known as an expression construct, is usually a plasmid or virus designed for gene expression in cells. The vector is used...
- Heterologous expression refers to the expression of a gene or part of a gene in a host organism which does not naturally have this gene or gene fragment...
- fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction. The term freedom of expression is usually used synonymously but, in legal sense, includes any activity...
- In computer programming, S-expressions (or symbolic expressions, abbreviated as ****prs) are a notation for nested list (tree-structured) data, invented...
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