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Visage vs. Expression

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Visagenoun

Countenance; appearance; one's face.

Expressionnoun

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

Visagenoun

The face, countenance, or look of a person or an animal; - chiefly applied to the human face.

‘His visage was so marred more than any man.’; ‘Love and beauty still that visage grace.’;

Expressionnoun

A particular way of phrasing an idea.

Visageverb

To face.

Expressionnoun

A colloquialism or idiom.

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

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Visagenoun

the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)

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.’;

Visagenoun

the appearance conveyed by a person's face;

‘a pleasant countenance’; ‘a stern visage’;

Expressionnoun

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

Expressionnoun

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

Expressionnoun

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

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Expressionnoun

A specific blend of whisky.

Expressionnoun

(biology) The act of pressing or squeezing out.

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

Expressionnoun

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

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.

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.’;

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.’;

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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.’;

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.

Expressionnoun

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

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,

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.

Expressionnoun

the expression on a person's face;

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

Expressionnoun

expression without words;

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

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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