in⋅ter⋅est⋅ing: [in-ter-uh-sting, -truh-sting, -tuh-res-ting]
1. engaging or exciting and holding the attention or curiosity: an interesting book.
2. arousing a feeling of interest: an interesting face.
3. in an interesting condition, (of a woman) pregnant.
–verb (used with object)
1. to put (thought) into words; utter or state: to express an idea clearly.
2. to show, manifest, or reveal: to express one's anger.
3. to set forth the opinions, feelings, etc., of (oneself), as in speaking, writing, or painting: He can express himself eloquently.
4. to represent by a symbol, character, figure, or formula: to express water as H2O; to express unknown quantities algebraically.
5. to send by express: to express a package or merchandise.
6. to press or squeeze out: to express the juice of grapes.
7. to exude or emit (a liquid, odor, etc.), as if under pressure: The roses expressed a sweet perfume.
8. Genetics. (of a gene) to be active in the production of (a protein or a phenotype).
9. clearly indicated; distinctly stated; definite; explicit; plain: He defied my express command.
10. special; definite: We have an express purpose in being here.
11. direct or fast, esp. making few or no intermediate stops: an express train; an express elevator.
12. used for direct or high-speed travel: an express highway.
13. duly or exactly formed or represented: an express image.
14. pertaining to an express: an express agency.
15. an express train, bus, elevator, etc.
16. a system or method of sending freight, parcels, money, etc., that is faster and safer, but more expensive, than ordinary freight service: We agree to send the package by express.
17. a company engaged in this business.
18. British. a messenger or a message specially sent.
19. something sent by express.