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expression meaning

EN[ɪkˈspɹɛʃ.ən] [-ɛʃən]
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WExpression
  • Expression may refer to:
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    Definition of expression in English Dictionary

  • NounPLexpressionsSUF-ion
    1. A particular way of phrasing an idea.
      1. A colloquialism or idiom.
        1. The expression "break a leg!" should not be taken literally. ‎
      2. A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.
        1. Eustace gaped at him in amazement. When his urbanity dropped away from him, as now, he had an innocence of expression which was almost infantile. It was as if the world had never touched him at all.
      3. (mathematics) An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.
        1. (biology) The process of translating a gene into a protein.
          1. (programming) A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.
            1. Of a mother, the process of expressing milk.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • It was also shown that gene expression in the rat brain, although similar, differs between cortical regions, with 30 genes found to be enriched in the frontomedial cortex [51 ,52 ].
                • The difference between the nondiamagnetic and diamagnetic energy expressions is equal to a "hidden energy" often attributed to Amperian magnetic dipoles.
                • For the class of isoelastic functions that we address in this paper, it is still possible to derive a closed expression for the value of the firm.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Expression of MAP1B during glomerulogenesis in newborn rat kidney.
                • Expression of the viral proteins VP1 and agnoprotein was measured in whole cell protein extracts by Western blot.
                • Expression of QTL12 has been reported to confer partial resistance via delayed movement of RYMV into mestome (bundle sheath cells; [214]).
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Interestingly, this could not be observed for intragraft IFN-γ expression.
                • A reproducible decrease in the plasma concentration of unacylated ghrelin was observed, which was consistent with a decrease in the stomach preproghrelin mRNA and stomach ghrelin expression.
                • The thymidine-labeled uptake was unaffected by progestogenic treatment and the DNA polymerase activity was not correlated with the PR expression.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of expression for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "expression" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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