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expression meaning

EN[ɪkˈspɹɛʃ.ən]
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  • Expression may refer to:
  • 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
                • 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.
                • Downregulation of dCK expression and activity has been demonstrated to cause antinucleoside resistance in human leukemic cell lines by others [8 , 9 , 26 –28 ].
                • In rice lines containing the dominant (susceptibility) allele of the gene, the expression of the nodulin homolog is up regulated upon infection with Xoo .
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Expression of the viral proteins VP1 and agnoprotein was measured in whole cell protein extracts by Western blot.
                • 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]).
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Interestingly, this could not be observed for intragraft IFN-γ expression.
                • Therefore, we wondered if cecally supplemented SCFAs were capable of inducing GLP-1 expression.
                • The glycosylation inhibitor tunicamycin, which increases the level of unfolded proteins, also induced P hsp-4 ::GFP expression.

            Meaning of expression for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "expression" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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