Translation of essence in Spanish:

essence

esencia, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɛsəns//ˈɛs(ə)ns/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(central feature, quality)

      esencia feminine
      in essence en esencia
      • of the essence de fundamental importancia
      • Usually the design process involves taking messy reality and isolating its abstract essence.
      • The work of both artists is fuelled by a need to communicate the metaphysical essence of our existence.
      • Her portrayal of the sexy evangelist Reno Sweeney was outstanding, catching the very essence of this character.
      • We cared for our guests because not to do so would betray the most profound essence of our humanity.
      • And then sometimes, history is graced by an individual who comes and changes the very essence of humanity.
      • The raucous, inscrutable essence of democracy could almost be glimpsed in this maelstrom.
      • To me they epitomize the essence of femininity.
      • It is obvious that he does not understand the true essence of sport, or human nature.
      • The time has come for architecture and planning to reflect the essence of democracy.
      • He had grasped the real essence of working class power.
      • Indeed, sometimes the real essence of truth is only to be discovered in the narrative form.
      • It would succeed in destroying the very essence of what this village is about, its rich countryside heritage.
      • The photographer is there to capture the true essence of the wedding day.
      • The chief aim of this inquiry has been to shed light on the nature and essence of the disagreement between the two.
      • They were also worried that broadcasting the music through microphones would destroy the beauty and essence of the music.
      • Such frivolous distinctions do not constitute the essence of religion.
      • She says the lack of time which GPs have to treat their patients is destroying the very essence of what it means to be a family doctor.
      • Analogies can obfuscate, but in their own way they can distill a matter to its essence.
      • They ended up capturing the true essence of the two of them.
      • The essence of chemistry is understanding and applying chemical reactions.

    • 1.2(personification)

      personificación feminine
      he's the very essence of a diplomat es la diplomacia personificada

  • 2

    Cooking
    vanilla essence/essence of vanilla esencia de vainilla feminine
    • Last week she made a chocolate cake and sloshed a huge quantity of vanilla essence into it straight from the bottle.
    • Cream butter and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
    • Stir in a few drops of peppermint essence.
    • Put some crushed ice into a food processor and add the guava juice, lime juice, blackcurrant syrup and rum essence.
    • Whip the evaporated milk until frothy and then add the jelly, cheese, vanilla essence and lemon juice.
    • Lightly whip the cream and fold this in, along with the vanilla essence.
    • Put one teaspoon of vanilla essence in the yolk and two teaspoons of baking powder into the egg white.
    • The secrets to the supple skin and healthy hair found on the islands: native plant and herb essences.
    • The Arabs recognized and refined these processes in the early Middle Ages, using them to make elixirs, perfumes, and medicines by extracting the essences from fruits and flowers.
    • When choosing natural fragrances and products, look for ones with pure plant essences or essential oils (as listed on the label).
    • When cool, mix the gelatine into the mixture slowly with the vanilla essence.
    • The addition of two drops of vanilla essence in the glasses masked the flavour of both the beverages.
    • Add a few drops of almond essence to taste.
    • It includes a variety flavoured with rose essence and sugar.
    • Beat the butter, sugar, ground almonds and almond essence together.
    • Add vanilla essence and serve in a pancake with chocolate sauce and cream.
    • It's also rather delicious when you replace the vanilla essence with peppermint.