facial expression

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n facial expression the feelings expressed on a person's face "a sad expression","a look of triumph","an angry face"
    • n facial expression a gesture executed with the facial muscles
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Usage

In literature:

Something had stopped the sing, had stopped it completely and judging by the facial expressions of the majority of those present, painfully.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Whatever it contained, it suddenly made a change in facial expression of the prince, who glanced from it to Barnwell.
"The Boy Nihilist" by Allan Arnold
After that, the play began to get real good, the fast tempo and exaggerated facial expressions actually helping it.
"No Great Magic" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
Let's see, was it that everybody in the crowd had the same facial expression...?
"The Creature from Cleveland Depths" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
The facial expression always denotes great anxiety and the eyes are bloodshot.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Then she counted the words she had written, and her facial expression changed radically.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
Among them is the usual variety of facial expression; though, in one respect, a wonderful uniformity.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
By that I mean no pantomimic by-play or facial expression.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
Thus one imitates the facial expression of another, or his mode of speech.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Some people allow facial expression and general demeanour to count, but this I do not recommend.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 8, 1914" by Various
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In news:

The facial expressions of the actors in his live-action Avalon were digitally manipulated in post-production.
Asperger 's is diagnosed mostly in males and involves poor social interactions, obsessions, odd speech patterns, few facial expressions and other peculiar mannerisms.
Babies pick up on and mimic the facial expressions of their caregivers.
Fourth, the thermal differences between the posed facial expressions and spontaneous ones are analyzed by a Paired-Samples T-test.
Vulture's Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu Reeves.
On Halloween night, Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez made their hosting debuts, Simon Cowell scared up some harsh criticism for several contestants and Britney Spears went short on words on heavy on spacey facial expressions.
Vice President Joe Biden's facial expressions ignited social media during the debate.
Vice President Joe Biden's facial expressions during the debate garnered interest on social media.
The results of a recent study showed that facial expressions are not the main indicators of a individual's emotional state.
Lydia Callis' energy and facial expressions drew wide attention and even a spoof on "Saturday Night Live".
Japanese Geminoid F Bot Realistically Mimics Human Facial Expressions, Speech.
Parkinson 's changes voices into monotones, slows speech, robs facial expression and restricts the ability to blink.
In this slide show, study a random sampling of bonobo facial expressions and gestures, and learn to tell the difference between, say, "Let's play".
Steven Tyler's facial expressions are classic and Jennifer Lopez is so sweet and cute.
He actually does a pretty good job, but the facial expressions throw you off.
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In science:

These images may however capture different facial expressions.
Discriminative Local Sparse Representations for Robust Face Recognition
The first step in facial expression analysis is to detect the face in the given image or video sequence. Locating the face within an image is termed as face detection or face localization whereas locating the face and tracking it across the different frames of a video sequence is termed as face tracking.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Table 4: A summary of some of the facial expression databases that have been used in the past few years .
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Some of the other databases that contain only posed expressions are the AR face database , , the CMU Pose, Illumination and Expression (PIE) database and the Japanese Female Facial Expression database (JAFFE) . Table 4 gives the details of each of these databases.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
A major step towards creating a standardized database that can meet the needs of the present day research community is the creation of the MMI Facial Expression database by Pantic and colleagues , . The MMI facial expression database contains both posed and spontaneous expressions.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
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