What does express mean?

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  1. (not comparable) Moving or operating quickly, as a train not making local stops.
  2. (comparable) Specific or precise; directly and distinctly stated; not merely implied.
  3. Truly depicted; exactly resembling.
  4. (retail) Providing a more limited but presumably faster service than a full or complete dealer of the same kind or type.
  1. A mode of transportation, often a train, that travels quickly or directly.
  2. A service that allows mail or money to be sent rapidly from one destination to another.
  3. An express rifle.
  4. (obsolete) A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration.
  5. A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier.
  6. An express office.
  7. That which is sent by an express messenger or message.
  1. (transitive) To convey or communicate; to make known or explicit.
  2. (transitive) To press, squeeze out (especially said of milk).
  3. (biochemistry) To translate messenger RNA into protein.
  4. (biochemistry) To transcribe deoxyribonucleic acid into messenger RNA.
  1. (obsolete) The action of conveying some idea using words or actions; communication, expression.
  2. (obsolete) A specific statement or instruction.
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