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ˌfɜr mɛnˈteɪ ʃənfer·men·ta·tion
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agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrestnoun
a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
"the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"
zymosis, zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, fermentnoun
a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance into new compounds by the action of a ferment, whether in the form of living organisms or enzymes. It differs in kind according to the nature of the ferment which causes it. In industrial microbiology fermentation usually refers to the production of chemical substances by use of microorganisms.
Any of many anaerobic biochemical reactions in which an enzyme (or several enzymes produced by a microorganism) catalyses the conversion of one substance into another; especially the conversion (using yeast) of sugars to alcohol or acetic acid with the evolution of carbon dioxide
A state of agitation or excitement; a ferment
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A slow motion of the intestine particles of a mixt body, arising usually from the operation of some active acid matter, which rarifies, exalts, and subtilizes the soft and sulphureous particles: as when leaven or yest rarifies, lightens, and ferments bread or wort, &c. And this motion differs much from that usually called ebullition or effervescence, which is a violent boiling and struggling between an acid and an alkali, when mixed together. John Harris
Etymology: fermentatio, Latin.
The juice of grapes, after fermentation, will yield a spiritus ardens. Boyle.
A man, by tumbling his thoughts, and forming them into expressions, gives them a new kind of fermentation; which works them into a finer body, and makes them much clearer than they were before. Jeremy Collier, of Friendship.
The sap, in fluent dance,
And lively fermentation, mounting, spreads
All this innumerous colour’d scene of things. James Thomson.
the process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance into new compounds by the action of a ferment, either formed or unorganized. It differs in kind according to the nature of the ferment which causes it
a state of agitation or excitement, as of the intellect or the feelings
Etymology: [Cf. F. fermentation.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.
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The numerical value of fermentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of fermentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of fermentation in a Sentence
Instead, it is fermented by the beneficial bacteria living in the gut. This fermentation process releases byproducts that improve the body’s insulin response, which help to prevent fat stored around the abdomen. Abdominal fat is highly correlated with diabetes, and a waist circumference larger than 35 inches in women and 40 inches in men is a risk factor for heart disease.
Unquiet souls. In the dark fermentation of earth, in the never idle workshop of nature, in the eternal movement, yea shall find yourselves again.
In the production of whisky less than ten percent of what comes out in the distillery is actually the primary product, the bulk of the remainder are these unwanted residues - pot ale and barley. What we can do is combine these two together, create a brand new raw material, apply a different fermentation technology and convert the residual good material in here into high-value products and in particular this - biobutanol, which is an advanced biofuel which is an exact replacement for petrol or diesel.
Resistant starch is not digested as it travels through the gastrointestinal tract, instead, it is fermented by the beneficial bacteria living in the gut. This fermentation process releases byproducts that improve the body’s insulin response, which help to prevent fat stored around the abdomen. Abdominal fat is highly correlated with diabetes, and a waist circumference larger than 35 inches in women and 40 inches in men is a risk factor for heart disease.
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- fermentacióCatalan, Valencian
- gæring, fermenteringDanish
- Fermentation, GärungGerman
- käymistila, käyminenFinnish
- ферментација, вриење, превирањеMacedonian
- fermentatie, gistingDutch
- fermentare, fermentațieRomanian
- возбуждение, ферментация, волнение, брожениеRussian
- jäsning, fermenteringSwedish
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