expression expression  /ɪks ˈprɛ ʃən/


  1. (n) the feelings expressed on a person's face
  2. (n) expression without words
  3. (n) the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
  4. (n) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
  5. (n) the style of expressing yourself
  6. (n) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
  7. (n) (genetics) the process of expressing a gene
  8. (n) a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
  9. (n) the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing


  1. Almost all authentic facial expressions fade after four or five seconds.
  2. An arrest in Orlando's airport demonstrates the new science of reading micro-expressions.
  3. He trumps those who would isolate Cuba and gets the Castro regime to let in, briefly but spectacularly, the fresh air of expression, which may have long-term effects.


  1. All-in-One Printer offers versatile wireless capabilities.

    With Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, Wi-Fi Direct™, and Epson Connect™, Expression Home XP-410 Small-in-One® enables mobile printing from anywhere via iPad®, iPhone®, or Android tablet/smartphone. Unit features 2.5 in. color LCD and touch panel for set-up and navigation, PC-free photo editing using built-in card slots, and one-touch copying and scanning. In addition, system uses instant-dry ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. NASCAR Michigan 2013: Dale Earnhardt Jr. loses engine while leading

    Pick an expression to describe Superman, and it would be appropriate for much of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s performance Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. He was faster than a speeding bullet, and his Man of Steel- adorned Chevrolet seemed more powerful than a locomotive as it took control of the Quicken Loans 400. From all appearances, Earnhardt looked to be on his way to winning his first ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Torrey Pines Expression Session 2013

    Expression Session 2013, the Torrey Pines High School dance program’s year-end extravaganza, was held June 8.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times


  1. This term the court endorsed what the dissenters called "a very different principle: no freedom for expression that offends prevailing standards of political correctness in our country's institutions of higher learning."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "You cannot be a president of the United States who's wanton in his expression of violence," Kucinich said. "There's a lot of people who need care. He might be one of them. If there isn't something wrong with him, then there's something wrong...
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: President Bush Source: TIME

  3. "They have this expression -- which I hope I pronounce correctly -- in Hindi, which is when you do something, you should do it from the heart," Boyle said backstage. "The film was made from the heart, and we never expected to be here, and...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Danny Boyle Source: USA Today

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