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.
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.
Act or an instance of transforming ideas into words; the choice of words, intonation, etc. in communicating.
expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
a group of words that a group of people decide on its meaning
a type, either a word or a longer phrase such as a sentence
a widely known, commonly used phrase, saying, or word
1. The act of expressin or setting forth in words: the expression of opinions. 2. A particular word, phrase, or form of words: archaic expression. 3. The manner or form in which a thing is expressed in words; wording; phrasing: delicacy of expression. 4. Power of expressin in words: joy beyond expression. 5. Indication of feeling, spirit, character, etc., as on the face, in the voice, or in artistic execution: the lyric expression embodied in his poetry. 6. A look or intonation expressing personal reaction, feeling, etc.: a shocked expression. 7. The quality or power of expressin attitude, emotion, etc.: a face that lacks expression; to read with expression.
In SYSTRAN terminology, a noun phrase consisting of more than one noun or any combination of nouns and adjectives, where the Head Word is a noun, such as lug nut, Library of Congress, and red letter day. Complete sentences are not valid SYSTRAN expressions; neither are any phrases that contain verbs.
a small group of words.
The realization of a work, by expressing the abstract concept as actual words, sounds, images, etc.
A mathematical phrase with no equal sign, such as 3x, 6, 2n + 3m.