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expressĭo , ōnis, f. exprimo (postAug.),
I.a pressing or squeezing out.
I. In gen.: “mellis,Pall. Jun. 7, 3: “spiritus,Vitr. 9, 9.—
II. In partic.
A. In mechanics, a forcing apparatus to raise water, Vitr. 1, 1; 8, 7; cf. 2. expressus.—
B. In architect., a projection, i. e. a fillet, listel, Vitr. 4, 4 fin.
C. Of lang., vividness: summā expressione describere, Ambros. de Cain et Abel, 1, 2, 9.
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