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Expression (IPA: /ɪksˈpɹɛʃən/)


Expression (n.)

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.

Expression (n.)

The act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will.

Expression (n.)

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.

Expression (n.)

That which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling.

Expression (n.)

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.

Expression (n.)

The representation of any quantity by its appropriate characters or signs.

Expression

Combination of constants, variables, operators, and functions that the programming language interprets to produce a value

Expression

In sign language, distinctive postures and facial expressions necessary to form words

Expression

In architecture implies a clear and authentic displaying of the character or personality of an individual (architect)

Expression

Album by John Coltrane

Expression

Song by Salt-n-Pepa

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... America aims at having a car for every citizen. I do not. I want freedom for full expression of my personality." - Freedom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Design is] an expression of purpose. It may, if it is good enough, later be judged as art." - Charles Eames

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All art is the expression of experience in some medium." - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As the crow flies"”a popular and picturesque expression to denote a straight line." - William Henry Maule

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough." - Mark Twain


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