express express  /ɪks ˈprɛs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
  2. (n) public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
  3. (n) rapid transport of goods
  4. (v) give expression to
  5. (v) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
  6. (v) serve as a means for expressing something
  7. (v) indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
  8. (v) manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait)
  9. (v) obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
  10. (v) send by rapid transport or special messenger service
  11. (adj) not tacit or implied
  12. (adj) without unnecessary stops
  13. (adv) by express

Usage(s):

  • The idea was to express smells that nobody would recognize.

News

  1. Express' late-inning comeback bid falls just short

    For six innings, the Eau Claire Express showed little life as the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters led by as many as six runs.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Leader-Telegram

  2. Bluefield Express provides evening entertainment in Sherman

    Bluefield Express performs at Hot Summer Nights Thursday on the stage at the Municipal Lawn in Sherman. Tempting Disaster will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Herald Democrat

  3. Veterans Express benefit concert set for Sunday in Morro Bay

    A Veterans Express benefit concert is being held Sunday in Morro Bay.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: KSBY San Luis Obispo

Quotes

  1. "Our proudest boast of our free speech jurisprudence is that we protect the freedom to express 'the thought that we hate,'" Alito said, quoting a previous court decision.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: Examiner.com

  2. Brown later released a statement saying, "Words cannot begin to express how sorry and saddened I am over what transpired."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Chris Brown Source: CTV.ca

  3. Zahid Umar, 25, a frequent visitor to the Lahore shrine, said: "America is killing Moslems in Afghanistan and in our tribal areas, and militants are attacking Pakistan to express anger against the government for supporting America."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: caliph Omar Source: Aberdeen Press and Journal

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