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2 entries found for expression.
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Main Entry: ex·pres·sion
Pronunciation: ik-primarystressspresh-schwan
Function: noun
1 : the act or process of expressing especially in words
2 a : a meaningful word or phrase b : a mathematical or logical symbol or a combination of symbols and signs representing a quantity or operation
3 : a way of speaking or singing or of playing an instrument so as to show mood or feeling <sing with expression>
4 : the way one's face looks or one's voice sounds that shows one's feelings <a pleased expression>
5 : the detectable effect of a gene
- ex·pres·sion·less /-lschwas/ adjective
- ex·pres·sion·less·ly adverb
- ex·pres·sion·less·ness noun

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