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ex·press

 (ĭk-sprĕs′)
tr.v. ex·pressed, ex·press·ing, ex·press·es
1.
a. To set forth in words; state: express an opinion.
b. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show: expressed his anger with a frown. See Synonyms at voice.
c. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
2. To convey or suggest a representation of; depict: The painting expresses the rage of war victims.
3. To represent by a sign, symbol, number, or formula: express a fraction as a decimal.
4. To squeeze or press out, as juice from an orange.
5. To send by special messenger or rapid transport: express a package to Los Angeles.
6. Genetics
a. To synthesize (a product, especially a protein) encoded by a gene: a gene that expresses an enzyme.
b. To manifest the effects of (a gene): Half of the people who inherit the gene express it.
c. To manifest (a genetic trait): All the mice in the study expressed the defect.
adj.
1. Definitely and explicitly stated: their express wish. See Synonyms at explicit.
2. Particular; specific: an express plan.
3.
a. Rapid and having few or no stops or interruptions: express delivery of packages; an express bus.
b. Of, relating to, or appropriate for rapid travel: express lanes on a freeway.
c. Designed for use in an express rifle: an express bullet.
adv.
By express delivery or transport.
n.
1.
a. A rapid, efficient system for the delivery of goods and mail.
b. Goods and mail conveyed by such a system.
2. A means of transport, such as a train, that travels rapidly and makes few or no stops before its destination.
3. Chiefly British
a. A special messenger.
b. A message delivered by special courier.

[Middle English expressen, from Old French expresser, from Medieval Latin expressāre, frequentative of Latin exprimere : ex-, ex- + premere, to press; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·press′er n.
ex·press′i·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expressible - capable of being expressed; "an expressible emotion"
inexpressible, unexpressible - defying expression
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Sometimes, however, as in a lyric poem, the effect intended may be the rendering or creation of a mood, such as that of happy content, and in that case the poem may not have an easily expressible concrete theme.
Even when Caleb Garth was prosperous, the Vincys were on condescending terms with him and his wife, for there were nice distinctions of rank in Middlemarch; and though old manufacturers could not any more than dukes be connected with none but equals, they were conscious of an inherent social superiority which was defined with great nicety in practice, though hardly expressible theoretically.
Numeric Expressible Criterion, Weight 100.00%, Minimizing Criterion
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A simple centrifugal method for measuring expressible moisture, a water-binding property of muscle foods.
A large number of objective disease parameters such as tear film breakup time, corneal and conjunctival fluorescein staining, the number of expressible meibomian glands, and meibum quality have been improved under NovaTears treatment.
It is the kind of undistinguished run-of-themill building you will find in cities across the globe, devoid of imagination or innovation and expressible only in terms of square footage of office space.
Such physical attributes as expressible serum and viscosity were selected as response parameters.
Note that the state of a composite system is always expressible as a sum, or superposition, of products of states of local constituents; it is entangled if this sum necessarily has more than one term.
A big problem lies in explicit, usually numerically expressible, rewards.
Major is defined by her memories, or what few she has (are they even real?) -- and there's also a question of privacy, since her whole inner life, her thoughts and desires, are expressible in code, hence can be viewed and deleted.