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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pres·sion /ɪkˈsprɛʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·pres·sion /ɪkˈsprɛʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 表示式; 表白

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 表式 陳式

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pres·sion n.
 1. 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.
 2. The act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will.
    With this tone of philosophy were mingled expressions of sympathy.   --Prescott.
 3. 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.
    The imitators of Shakespeare, fixing their attention on his wonderful power of expression, have directed their imitation to this.   --M. Arnold.
 4. That which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling. “The expression of an eye.”
    It still wore the majesty of expression so conspicuous in his portraits by the inimitable pencil of Titian.   --Prescott.
 5. 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.
 6. Math. The representation of any quantity or relation by appropriate characters or symbols, usually in a specific order.
 Past expression, Beyond expression, beyond the power of description. Beyond expression bright.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the expression on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a
           look of triumph"; "an angry face" [syn: look, aspect,
            facial expression, face]
      2: expression without words; "tears are an expression of
         grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's
         condition" [syn: manifestation, reflection, reflexion]
      3: the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or
         opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find
         expression for my ideas"
      4: a word or phrase that particular people use in particular
         situations; "pardon the expression" [syn: saying, locution]
      5: the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better
         formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he
         cared" [syn: formulation]
      6: a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement [syn:
      7: (genetics) the process of expressing a gene
      8: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and
         are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his
         awkward constructions that he was a foreigner" [syn: construction,
          grammatical construction] [ant: misconstruction]
      9: the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing;
         "the expression of milk from her breast"