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es·pres·so

(ĭ-sprĕs′ō, ĕ-sprĕs′ō) also ex·pres·so (ĭk-sprĕs′ō, ĕk-)
n. pl. es·pres·sos also ex·pres·sos
1. A strong coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through darkly roasted, finely ground coffee beans.
2. A serving of this beverage: ordered an espresso with dessert.

[Italian (caffè) espresso, espresso (coffee), past participle of esprimere, to press out, from Latin exprimere : ex-, ex- + premere, to press; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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espresso

(ɛˈsprɛsəʊ)
n, pl -sos
1. (Cookery) strong coffee made by forcing steam or boiling water through ground coffee beans
2. (Cookery) an apparatus for making coffee in this way
[C20: Italian, short for caffè espresso, literally: pressed coffee]
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es•pres•so

(ɛˈsprɛs oʊ)

n.
a strong coffee prepared by forcing hot water through finely ground dark-roast coffee beans.
[1940–45; < Italian (caffè) espresso pressed (coffee)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.espresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beansespresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans
caffe latte, latte - strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
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Translations
espresso

espresso

[esˈpresəʊ]
A. Ncafé m exprés
B. CPD espresso bar Ncafé m, cafetería f (donde se sirve café exprés)
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espresso

[ɛˈsprɛsəʊ]
adj
espresso coffee → café m expresso
nexpresso mesprit de corps [ɛˌspriːdəkɔːr] nesprit m de corps
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espresso

n espresso (coffee)Espresso m; espresso barEspresso (→ bar f) nt
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INGREDIENTS Makes one loaf tin-sized cake 140g unsalted butter, softened 140g caster sugar 3 free range eggs 100g self-raising flour 40g ground walnuts 1 shot espresso coffee 1 teaspoon baking powder 20ml milk Coffee Syrup: 75g sugar 100ml water 2 shots espresso coffee Icing: 100g unsalted butter, softened 100g icing sugar 20g toasted walnuts, for decoration 2 shots espresso coffee METHOD 1.
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The report comes after a survey on a sample area of shops in Glasgow, found that the caffeine content of espresso coffee, routinely used to make latte and cappuccino, varied widely, from 51mg to 322mg a cup.
The acquired firm sells espresso coffee in the out-of-home small business, vending and bakeries segments in the South American country.
It is the true hallmark of Italian coffee and has been responsible for spreading the aroma of espresso coffee around the world for over a century.
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