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  Definition of Fermentation
  1. a chemical phenomenon in which an organic molecule splits into simpler substances
  2. a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
  3. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced a new leadership"; "social unrest"
Similar Words: ferment, zymosis, zymolysis, fermenting, agitation, unrest

 

Hyponyms: bottom fermentation, top fermentation, vinification

 

Derivational Morphology: ferment, work, sour, turn

 

Anagrams: re-formation

 

 
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