Definitions for fermentation

Definitions for (noun) fermentation

Main entry: zymolysis, zymosis, ferment, fermentation, fermenting

Definition: a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol

Main entry: unrest, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, agitation

Definition: a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

Usage: the political ferment produced new leadership; social unrest

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