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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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16) Ale jesli juz majaja, miec wszystkie punki, to po to, zeby nie mial jej zaden hipster, bo nie chcemy przerzucac sic na pisanie kawalkow o esspresso i mokasynach; [But if all the punks are to have it, then not a single hipster should have it, because we don't want to end up writing cuts about espresso and moccasins];
ENOC Retail, which operates a network of 170 ENOC and EPPCO service stations in Dubai, Ras Al Khaima, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain, on Monday unveiled plans to franchise ENOC signature ZOOM convenience-stores, Pronto fresh food and gourmet coffee concept, Saquella Esspresso Club and Esspresse -- its latest fresh and healthy Italian fast food offer.