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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
                • The expression of MAFA and v-maf avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene B (MAFB), which are required for beta cell function [83 , 84 ], peak after the final step of differentiation.
                • Some of my father's peculiar expressions have stuck with me.
                • In the Human Protein atlas, protein expression levels are classified into high, medium or low and are derived by inmunohystochemical staining.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Expression of MAP1B during glomerulogenesis in newborn rat kidney.
                • Expression of QTL12 has been reported to confer partial resistance via delayed movement of RYMV into mestome (bundle sheath cells; [214]).
                • Expression of the viral proteins VP1 and agnoprotein was measured in whole cell protein extracts by Western blot.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The glycosylation inhibitor tunicamycin, which increases the level of unfolded proteins, also induced P hsp-4 ::GFP expression.
                • The thymidine-labeled uptake was unaffected by progestogenic treatment and the DNA polymerase activity was not correlated with the PR expression.
                • Therefore, we wondered if cecally supplemented SCFAs were capable of inducing GLP-1 expression.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              4. en expressional
              5. en expressionism
              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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