1. the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat.
    "the fermentation of organic matter by microorganisms in the gut"
    • the fermentation process involved in the making of beers, wines, and spirits, in which sugars are converted to ethyl alcohol.
  2. archaic
    agitation; excitement.
    "I had found Paris in high fermentation"
late Middle English: from late Latin fermentatio(n-), from Latin fermentare ‘to ferment’ ( see ferment).
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How to use fermentation in a sentence?
the sulphur dioxide added before fermentation has already been volatilized.
the fermentation of organic matter by microorganisms in the gut.
the skins are separated from the juice before fermentation.
the fruit was allowed to macerate before fermentation.
I had found Paris in high fermentation.
acetous fermentation.
How to say fermentation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)fermentasie
Arabic (NOUN)التخمير, تخمير, الاختمار, تخمر, انزيم
Bangla মাতন
Bosnian (Latin) fermentacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)ферментация
Cantonese (Traditional) 發酵
Catalan (NOUN)fermentació
Chinese Simplified 发酵
Chinese Traditional 發酵
Croatian (NOUN)fermentacije
Czech (NOUN)kvašení, fermentace, kvasné
Danish (NOUN)gæring, fermentering
Dutch (NOUN)gisting, fermentatie
Estonian (NOUN)kääritamisel
Filipino pagbuburo
Finnish (NOUN)käyminen
German (NOUN)Gärung, Fermentierung, Vergärung, Maischegärung, Gär
Greek (NOUN)ζύμωση
Hebrew (NOUN)תסיסה
Hindi (NOUN)किण्वन
Hungarian (NOUN)erjedés, erjesztés, fermentációs
Icelandic gerjun
Indonesian (NOUN)fermentasi
Italian (NOUN)fermentazione
Japanese (NOUN)発酵, 醗酵
Korean (NOUN)발효
Latvian (NOUN)fermentācijas
Lithuanian (NOUN)fermentacijos
Malagasy fampiasana masirasira
Malay (Latin) penapaian
Maltese (NOUN)fermentazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål gjæring
Persian (NOUN)تخمیر, تخمير
Polish (NOUN)fermentacji
Portuguese (NOUN)fermentação
Querétaro Otomi fermentación
Romanian (NOUN)fermentare
Russian (NOUN)брожения, ферментации, заквашивание, сбраживания
Samoan faamafu
Serbian (Cyrillic) Ферментација
Serbian (Latin) Fermentacija
Slovak (NOUN)kvasenie, fermentácie
Slovenian (NOUN)fermentacijo, vrenju, vretjem, vzhajanje
Spanish (NOUN)fermentación
Swedish (NOUN)jäsning, fermentering, ölfabrik
Tamil நொதித்தல்
Telugu కిణ్వన
Thai หมัก
Tongan pahu
Turkish (NOUN)fermantasyon, Mayalandırma, fermentasyon
Ukrainian (NOUN)бродіння, ферментації
Urdu ابال
Vietnamese (NOUN)lên men
Welsh (NOUN)eplesu
Yucatec Maya fermentación
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