Expression may refer to:

Symbolic expression

  • Expression (language), a thought communicated by language
  • Expression (mathematics), a finite combination of symbols that are well-formed according to applicable rules
  • Expression (programming), an instruction to execute something that will return a value
  • Regular expression, a means of matching strings of text in computing
  • Expression marks, (music) notating the musical dynamics

Bodily expression

  • The expression of milk
  • Emotional expression, verbal and non-verbal behaviour that communicates emotion
  • Facial expression, a movement of the face that conveys emotional state
  • Gene expression, the process by which information from a gene is used in biochemistry
  • Expression (sign language), the expressions and postures of the face and body that contribute to the formation of words when signing

Product names

  • Expression (album), an album by John Coltrane
  • Expressions (album), an album by Chick Corea
  • Expressions, an album by Jon Secada
  • Expression crew, a breakdance crew.
  • Expressions, the annual magazine of Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
  • Microsoft Expression Studio, a digital media and graphic design suite
  • Ex'pression College for Digital Arts, a college in Emeryville, California for the entertainment industry

Famous quotes containing the word expression:

    ... if the Settlement seeks its expression through social activity, it must learn the difference between mere social unrest and spiritual impulse.
    Jane Addams (1860–1935)

    Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Call them rules or call them limits, good ones, I believe, have this in common: They serve reasonable purposes; they are practical and within a child’s capability; they are consistent; and they are an expression of loving concern.
    Fred Rogers (20th century)