• WordNet 3.6
    • adj expressible capable of being expressed "an expressible emotion"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Express passenger locomotive Express passenger locomotive
British Express Engine British Express Engine
American Type of Express-Engine American Type of Express-Engine

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The smile is the most frequently used facial expression. A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles
    • a Expressible Capable of being expressed, squeezed out, shown, represented, or uttered.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The term "The Big Apple" was coined by touring jazz musicians of the 1930s who used the slang expression "apple" for any town or city. Therefore, to play New York City is to play the big time - The Big Apple
    • expressible Capable of being squeezed out by pressure.
    • expressible Capable of being uttered, declared, shown, or represented.
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  • David Viscott
    David Viscott
    “There is some place where your specialties can shine. Somewhere that difference can be expressed. It's up to you to find it, and you can.”
  • James Allen
    “Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.”
  • Aristotle
    “Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    “Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    “Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “I quote others in order to better express myself.”


Hangdog expression - A hangdog expression is one where the person's showing their emotions very clearly, maybe a little too clearly for your liking. It's that mixture of misery and self-pity that is similar to a dog when it's trying to get something it wants but daren't take without permission.


In literature:

She'd never seen an expression just like that before.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
This view is very often expressed.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
One expresses the outward fact; the other expresses that which underlay it.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
He had not gone ten paces before he heard the puffing of the express.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The severity was softened by a genial expression.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
Suddenly Myra leaned over with a new expression in her eyes.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Seeing the pale face, and noting its strong outlines, yet refined expression, he stands for a moment in silent admiration.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
I was glad to call forth expressions of regard.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
If it function as an expression of its era, it will prevail.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood

In poetry:

Youth, Health, and Love bloom'd on her cheek,
Her full dark eyes express
In many a glance to Eberhard
Her soul's meek tenderness.
"Donica - A Ballad" by Robert Southey
O thou, whose tender serious eyes
Expressive speak the mind I love;
The gentle azure of the skies,
The pensive shadows of the grove;
"To Myra" by James Thomson
But memory, waked by music's art,
Expressed in simplest numbers,
Subdued the sternest Yankee heart,
Made light the Rebel's slumbers.
"Music In Camp" by John Reuben Thompson
Here is paper, pen, and inke,
That your heart and seale may sinke
Into such markes as may expresse
A Soule much blest in heavinesse.
"With Penne, Inke, And Paper To A Distressed Friend" by William Strode
See him o'erwhelmed with deep distress!
His eyes with anguish roll;
His looks, and loosened joints, express
The terrors of his soul.
"Belshazzar" by John Newton
Music,--that all things expresses,
All for which we've loved or sinned,--
Haply in our treey tresses
Once was guesses of the wind....
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part V" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Aspiring artists are encouraged to join Peggy Robertson's Beginner's Painting class, where you will be given the fundamentals, tools and freedom to express your creativity.
Jaworski, Courier-Express art director .
The Bangalore Express, a Networker's Paradise.
Walmart, American Express to offer new low-cost bank card .
Stay Awhile at This Barstow Hotel's Route 66 Location Welcome to the friendly Holiday Inn Express Barstow .
Georgia State University has expressed interest in Tech assistant coach Shane Beamer .
"Thank you" doesn't quite express how grateful I felt for all of the love and support shown by my family and friends.
Perhaps only poetry could express the majesty of this music video.
Separately, the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum (Polar Express) runs Nov 25-27 and Dec 3, 4, 10 and 11.
Tami Bern expressed words of thanks as she fastened the front of her black robe after taking the oath as magistrate judge for the First Judicial Circuit in the Clay County Courthouse Friday afternoon, March 23.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc is prohibited.
O'Mara is a Gyro lifer, starting in 1999, working across the FedEx Express, T-Mobile, American Express, Nuffield Health and Sony brands in London and New York.
Hamilton firemen at the Greek Gyros Express fire (KLYQ Photo An electrical short caused a fire at Hamilton's Greek Gyros Express Thursday morning, July 14.
AMSTERDAM — Dutch express package delivery company TNT Express NV says its chief executive has resigned.
Walgreens on Monday confirmed its legal dispute with Express Scripts has been mutually dropped in what many analysts are heralding as the beginning of the end of the Walgreens-Express Scripts dispute of 2012.

In science:

The vacuum of the flat case is expressed in terms of the exponential function, on the other hand, the vacuum of the compact case is expressed by using the powers of a and a∗ , which guarantees the finiteness of the Hilbert space.
Moyal Quantization on Fuzzy Sphere
Although one can easily write formal expressions for these quantities in terms of the inverse of the matrix of inner products of the eigenvectors within a given eigenspace ρ′ , this leads as yet only to expressions in which it is not clear how the limit n → 0 can be taken.
Diagonalization of replicated transfer matrices for disordered Ising spin systems
We recall that Clifford matrices are now expressed with quaternionic entries and that the bosonic sector in the r.h.s. of the supersymmetry algebra is expressed through symmetric matrices (related by transposition) with quaternionic entries.
Hermitian versus holomorphic complex and quaternionic generalized supersymmetries of the M-theory. A classification
Hence, the above expression can be bounded from above by the same expression with Y replaced by 0.
Intermittency in a catalytic random medium
First, note that δ3 0iR1i can be expressed as a finite sum of terms, each of which can be expressed as a bounded function multiplied by a polynomial in Gaussian variables.
Estimation of fractal dimension for a class of Non-Gaussian stationary processes and fields