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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·press /ɪkˈsprɛs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·press /ɪkˈsprɛs, ɛk-/ 及物動詞

From: Network Terminology

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·press a.
 1. Exactly representing; exact.
 Their human countenance
 The express resemblance of the gods.   --Milton.
 2. Directly and distinctly stated; declared in terms; not implied or left to inference; made unambiguous by intention and care; clear; not dubious; as, express consent; an express statement.
    I have express commandment.   --Shak.
 3. Intended for a particular purpose; relating to an express; sent on a particular errand; dispatched with special speed; as, an express messenger or train. Also used adverbially.
    A messenger sent express from the other world.   --Atterbury.
 Express color. Law See the Note under Color, n., 8.
 Syn: -- Explicit; clear; unambiguous. See Explicit.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·press, n.
 1. A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration. [Obs.]
    The only remanent express of Christ's sacrifice on earth.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier; hence, a regular and fast conveyance; commonly, a company or system for the prompt and safe transportation of merchandise or parcels.
 3. An express office.
    She charged him . . . to ask at the express if anything came up from town.   --E. E. Hale.
 4. That which is sent by an express messenger or message. [Obs.]
 Express office, an office where packages for an express are received or delivered.
 Express train, a railway train (such as a subway train) that does not stop at certain stations, but only at stations designated express stops.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·press, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expressed p. pr. & vb. n. Expressing.]
 1. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.
    All the fruits out of which drink is expressed.   --Bacon.
    And th'idle breath all utterly expressed.   --Spenser.
 Halters and racks can not express from thee
 More than by deeds.   --B. Jonson.
 2. To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble.
    Each skillful artist shall express thy form.   --E. Smith.
    So kids and whelps their sires and dams express.   --Dryden.
 3. To give a true impression of; to represent and make known; to manifest plainly; to show in general; to exhibit, as an opinion or feeling, by a look, gesture, and esp. by language; to declare; to utter; to tell.
    My words express my purpose.   --Shak.
    They expressed in their lives those excellent doctrines of morality.   --Addison.
 4. To make known the opinions or feelings of; to declare what is in the mind of; to show (one's self); to cause to appear; -- used reflexively.
    Mr. Phillips did express with much indignation against me, one evening.   --Pope.
 5. To denote; to designate.
    Moses and Aaron took these men, which are expressed by their names.   --Num. i. 17.
 6. To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package.
 Syn: -- To declare; utter; signify; testify; intimate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not tacit or implied; "her express wish"
      2: without unnecessary stops; "an express train"; "an express
      n 1: rapid transport of goods [syn: expressage]
      2: mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
         [syn: express mail]
      3: public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that
         makes a limited number of scheduled stops; "he caught the
         express to New York" [ant: local]
      adv : by express; "please send the letter express"
      v 1: give expression to; "She showed her disappointment" [syn: show,
      2: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise;
         "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse" [syn: verbalize,
          verbalise, utter, give tongue to]
      3: indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express
         this distance in kilometers?" [syn: state]
      4: serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of
         Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af
         anger" [syn: carry, convey]
      5: manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of
         the laboratory animals express the trait"
      6: obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians
         express coffee rather than filter it" [syn: press out, extract]
      7: send my rapid transport or special messenger service; "She
         expressed the letter to Florida"