Definitions for expression

Definitions for (noun) expression

Main entry: expression

Definition: the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

Usage: the expression of milk from her breast

Main entry: aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look

Definition: the feelings expressed on a person's face

Usage: a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face

Main entry: grammatical construction, construction, expression

Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Usage: I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

Main entry: formula, expression

Definition: a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Main entry: expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Definition: expression without words

Usage: tears are an expression of grief; the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

Main entry: expression, formulation

Definition: the style of expressing yourself

Usage: he suggested a better formulation; his manner of expression showed how much he cared

Main entry: expression, verbal expression, verbalism

Definition: the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

Usage: expressions of good will; he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas; the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours

Main entry: locution, saying, expression

Definition: a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

Usage: pardon the expression

Main entry: expression

Definition: (genetics) the process of expressing a gene

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