By repeating the process a non-fermentable gluco-octose and a fermentable glucononose may be prepared.
The last is used to convert starch into maltose, the first is used to convert maltose into fermentable sugar.
Let it be sown in a fermentable liquid, which is supplied with plenty of pure air.
From this liquid he could pass to a second or third fermentable liquid composed in the same manner, and so on in succession.
The technical name for the fermentable infusion of malted grain.
There is a remarkable difference, however, between their fermentable properties.
The organism eats, if one may say so, one part of the fermentable matter.
The dyeing power of the vat may be kept up during six months, or more, according to the fermentable property of the woad.
Sorbose is a crystalline solid, which is not fermentable by yeast, but which otherwise closely resembles fructose.
Water-casks ought to be charred inside, whereby no fermentable stuff will be extracted from the wood.
late 14c., from Old French fermenter (13c.) and directly from Latin fermentare "to leaven, ferment," from fermentum "substance causing fermentation, leaven," from root of fervere "to boil, seethe" (see brew). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Fermented; fermenting.
early 15c., from Middle French ferment, from Latin fermentum (see ferment (v.)). Figurative sense of "anger, passion" is from 1670s.
ferment fer·ment (fûr'měnt')
An agent, as a yeast, a bacterium, a mold, or an enzyme, that causes fermentation.