brief+expression

  • 1 brief — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 of short duration. 2 concise in expression. 3 abrupt, brusque (was rather brief with me). 4 scanty; lacking in substance (wearing a brief skirt). n. 1 (in pl.) a women s brief pants. b men s brief underpants. 2 Law a a… …

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  • 2 Brief (text editor) — Infobox Software name = B.R.I.E.F. logo = caption = Screenshot of a sample B.R.I.E.F. session developer = Borland latest release version = 3.1 latest release date = operating system = DOS, OS/2, Microsoft Windows platform = x86 language = status …

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  • 3 Facial expression — Photographs from the 1862 book Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine by Guillaume Duchenne. Through electric stimulation, Duchenne determined which muscles were responsible for different facial expressions. Charles Darwin would later republish some …

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  • 4 micro-expression — n. A very short facial expression of an intense, concealed emotion. Also: microexpression, micro expression. Example Citations: Ekman s main scientific contribution has been to show how the face is the mind s involuntary messenger. Even when… …

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  • 5 Free Expression Tunnel — The Free Expression Tunnel on April 12, 2007 The Free Expression Tunnel is the longest, widest, and most heavily used pedestrian tunnel under the railroad tracks at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina (also goes under… …

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  • 6 Arabic literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Arabic language.       The tradition of Arabic literature stretches back some 16 centuries to unrecorded beginnings in the Arabian Peninsula. At certain points in the development of… …

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  • 7 remark — vb 1 notice, note, observe, perceive, discern, *see, behold, descry, espy, view, survey, contemplate 2 Remark, comment, commentate, animadvert are comparable when they mean to make observations or to pass judgment but they diverge in their… …

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  • 8 Glossary of contract bridge terms — These terms are used in Contract bridge[1][2] , or the earlier game Auction bridge, using duplicate or rubber scoring. Some of them are also used in Whist, Bid whist, and other trick taking games. This glossary supplements the Glossary of card… …

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  • 9 phrase — I. n. 1. Expression (forming part of a sentence), brief expression. 2. Idiom, peculiar expression, turn of expression. 3. Style, diction, phraseology, manner of expression, mode of speech. II. v. a. Call, name, style, term, denominate, entitle,… …

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  • 10 Phrase — Phrase, n. [F., fr. L. phrasis diction, phraseology, Gr. ?, fr. ? to speak.] 1. A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or being a portion of a sentence; as, an adverbial… …

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  • 11 Phrase book — Phrase Phrase, n. [F., fr. L. phrasis diction, phraseology, Gr. ?, fr. ? to speak.] 1. A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or being a portion of a sentence; as, an… …

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  • 12 word — [wʉrd] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger wort < IE * werdh (extension of base * wer , to speak, say) > Gr eirein, to speak, L verbum, word] 1. a) a speech sound, or series of them, serving to communicate meaning and consisting of at least one… …

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  • 13 phrase — I. noun Etymology: Latin phrasis, from Greek, from phrazein to point out, explain, tell Date: 1530 1. a characteristic manner or style of expression ; diction 2. a. a brief expression; especially catchphrase b. word …

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  • 14 remark — remarker, n. /ri mahrk /, v.t. 1. to say casually, as in making a comment: Someone remarked that tomorrow would be a warm day. 2. to note; perceive; observe: I remarked a slight accent in her speech. 3. Obs. to mark distinctively. v.i. 4. to make …

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  • 15 laconism — noun a) Extreme brevity in expression. b) A very or notably brief expression …

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  • 16 compendious — adjective Date: 14th century marked by brief expression of a comprehensive matter ; concise and comprehensive < a compendious summary >; also comprehensive < her compendious knowledge of the subject > Synonyms: see concise • compendiously …

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  • 17 shout-out — noun Date: 1990 a brief expression of greeting or praise given especially on a broadcast or audio recording …

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  • 18 The Temple of the Golden Pavilion — infobox Book | name = The Temple of the Golden Pavilion title orig = 金閣寺 Kinkakuji translator = Ivan Morris author = Yukio Mishima illustrator = cover artist = country = Japan language = Japanese English series = genre = Novel publisher =… …

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  • 19 remark — re•mark [[t]rɪˈmɑrk[/t]] v. t. 1) to say casually, as in making a comment 2) to note; perceive; observe 3) to make a remark or observation (usu. fol. by on or upon) 4) notice, comment, or mention: an act worthy of remark[/ex] 5) a casual or brief …

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  • 20 remark — /rəˈmak / (say ruh mahk) verb (t) 1. to say casually, as in making a comment. 2. to note; perceive. –noun 3. the act of remarking; notice. 4. comment: to let a thing pass without remark. 5. a casual or brief expression of thought or opinion. 6.… …

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