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Communication vs. Expression

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Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.

‘communication of smallpox’; ‘communication of a secret’;

Expressionnoun

The action of expressing thoughts, ideas, feelings, etc.

Communicationnoun

(uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.

‘Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof.’; ‘The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data.’;

Expressionnoun

A particular way of phrasing an idea.

Communicationnoun

A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.

‘Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications.’;

Expressionnoun

A colloquialism or idiom.

‘The expression "break a leg!" should not be taken literally.’;

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Communicationnoun

The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.

‘The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.’;

Expressionnoun

A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.

‘They stared at the newcomer with a puzzled expression.’; ‘The best poker players can tell if the opponents have a good hand by looking at their expression.’; ‘Her expression changed from joy to misery after realising her winning lottery ticket had expired.’;

Communicationnoun

An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.

‘The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.’;

Expressionnoun

(mathematics) An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.

Communicationnoun

A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.

‘A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.’;

Expressionnoun

(biology) The process of translating a gene into a protein.

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Communicationnoun

(anatomy) A connection between two tissues, organs, or cavities.

Expressionnoun

(programming) A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.

Communicationnoun

(obsolete) Association; company.

Expressionnoun

A specific blend of whisky.

Communicationnoun

Participation in Holy Communion.

Expressionnoun

(biology) The act of pressing or squeezing out.

‘expression from a gland’; ‘the expression of milk from the mammaries’;

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Communicationnoun

(rhetoric) A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".

Expressionnoun

(music) The tone of voice or sound in music.

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

Expressionnoun

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.

Communicationnoun

Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

‘Argument . . . and friendly communication.’;

Expressionnoun

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.’;

Communicationnoun

Association; company.

‘Evil communications corrupt good manners.’;

Expressionnoun

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.’;

Communicationnoun

Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

‘The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.’;

Expressionnoun

That which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling.

‘It still wore the majesty of expression so conspicuous in his portraits by the inimitable pencil of Titian.’;

Communicationnoun

That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

Expressionnoun

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.

Communicationnoun

Participation in the Lord's supper.

Expressionnoun

The representation of any quantity or relation by appropriate characters or symbols, usually in a specific order.

Communicationnoun

A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

Expressionnoun

the production of products by a gene that cause the appearance of the corresponding protein or phenotype; - of a gene or of an organism with a specific gene; as, the expression the beta-galactosidase positive phenotype,

Communicationnoun

the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information;

‘they could not act without official communication from Moscow’;

Expressionnoun

a combination of characters linked by operators, occurring as part of the code of a computer program, which must be evaluated according to the rules of the computer language in order to produce a resulting value.

Communicationnoun

something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Expressionnoun

the expression on a person's face;

‘a sad expression’; ‘a look of triumph’; ‘an angry face’;

Communicationnoun

a connection allowing access between persons or places;

‘how many lines of communication can there be among four people?’; ‘a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms’;

Expressionnoun

expression without words;

‘tears are an expression of grief’; ‘the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition’;

Communication

Communication (from Latin communicare, meaning or ) is As this definition indicates, communication is difficult to define in a consistent manner, because it is commonly used to refer to a wide range of different behaviors (broadly: ), or to limit what can be included in the category of communication (for example, requiring a to persuade). John Peters argues the difficulty of defining communication emerges from the fact that communication is both a universal phenomena (because everyone communicates), and a specific discipline of institutional academic study.One possible definition of communication is the act of developing meaning among entities or groups through the use of sufficiently mutually understood signs, symbols, and semiotic conventions.

‘to share’; ‘to be in relation with’; ‘an apparent answer to the painful divisions between self and other, private and public, and inner thought and outer word.’; ‘the transfer of information’; ‘conscious intent’;

Expressionnoun

the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions;

‘expressions of good will’; ‘he helped me find expression for my ideas’;

Expressionnoun

a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations;

‘pardon the expression’;

Expressionnoun

the style of expressing yourself;

‘he suggested a better formulation’; ‘his manner of expression showed how much he cared’;

Expressionnoun

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Expressionnoun

(genetics) the process of expressing a gene

Expressionnoun

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’;

Expressionnoun

the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing;

‘the expression of milk from her breast’;

Expressionnoun

the action of making known one's thoughts or feelings

‘she accepted his expressions of sympathy’; ‘the prisoners developed a dialect as an everyday means of expression’;

Expressionnoun

the conveying of feeling in a work of art or in the performance of a piece of music

‘the testimony of musicians who worked with him proves that his overwhelming concern was with expression’;

Expressionnoun

a look on someone's face that conveys a particular emotion

‘a sad expression’;

Expressionnoun

a word or phrase, especially an idiomatic one, used to convey an idea

‘we have an expression, ‘You don't get owt for nowt.’’;

Expressionnoun

a collection of symbols that jointly express a quantity

‘the expression for the circumference of a circle is 2πr’;

Expressionnoun

the production of something by pressing it out

‘essential oils obtained by distillation or expression’;

Expressionnoun

the appearance in a phenotype of a characteristic or effect attributed to a particular gene

‘expression of the TAT gene is restricted to the parenchymal cells’;

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