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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Express \Ex*press"\ ([e^]ks*pr[e^]s"), a. [F. expr[`e]s, L.
     expressus, p. p. of exprimere to express; ex. out + premere
     To press. See Press.]
     1. Exactly representing; exact.
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              Their human countenance
              The express resemblance of the gods.  --Milton.
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     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.
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              I have express commandment.           --Shak.
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     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
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              A messenger sent express from the other world.
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     2. of or pertaining to an express train or other conveyance
        designated an express[5]; makiung few or no intermediate
        stops; as, an express stop; an express fare; an express
     Express color. (Law) See the Note under Color, n., 8.
     Syn: Explicit; clear; unambiguous. See Explicit.
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