Espresso that has been "Americanized" by adding hot water. This gives the espresso the smoother taste of fresh-brewed drip coffee while preserving its complexities.
caffe americano is an espresso with the addition of hot water. This drink has much of the balance and depth of espresso, but with more to sip on.
Espresso diluted with hot water to the strength of most American coffee. Source: Suzanne J. Brown - CyberCup Caf
An espresso lengthened with hot water.
Espresso that is cut with very hot water to fill an American size cup.
Espresso diluted with hot water; one shot of espresso with up to seven ounces of water.