facial gesture

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n facial gesture a gesture executed with the facial muscles
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Usage

In literature:

And neither had any of that theatricality which demands gestures and facial expression.
"Ann Veronica" by H. G. Wells
They were exchanging all those gestures and facial expressions that speech entails.
"The Fortune of the Rougons" by Emile Zola
They express emotion and beauty with voice, gesture, and facial expression rather than with their hands.
"Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
To make sure of one's facial expression and gestures it may be well to repeat one's speeches in front of a mirror.
"Poise: How to Attain It" by D. Starke
Swartzman recited Poe's Black Cat, with gestures and facial contortions that were terrifying.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
You may add facial expression and gesture, more than you would otherwise do.
"Vocal Mastery" by Harriette Brower
The facial expressions and gestures of the congenitally blind are worthy of attention.
"Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes" by Garrick Mallery
She lost no gesture, no facial expression.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
A similar freedom in the teacher is necessary in the use of bodily action, gesture, and facial expression in story-telling.
"Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories" by Charles Alexander McMurry
It is almost impossible, also, to separate the voice from gesture and facial expression as aids in dramatic dialogue.
"Dramatic Technique" by George Pierce Baker
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In news:

The XT880 has a 2160p resolution panel, facial recognition, gesture control, and more.
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".
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In science:

Gyoba, “Coding Facial Expressions with Gabor Wavelets,” Proc. 3rd IEEE Int. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, pp. 200-205, Japan, April 1998.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
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