Origin of fermentation
Examples from the Web for fermentation
There is also more nitrogen in his varieties, and this contributes to a quick restart of fermentation after each filtration.
This year he came back to Portland for the Portland Fermentation Festival which I co-organize with friends annually.
We came up with fermentation; we came up with cooking with fire.It’s the End of the World Unless We All Start Cooking|Rachel Khong|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sorghum juice can be extracted for fermentation and distillation without damaging the grain at the top of the stalk.
This reaction might in fact control the observed rate of fermentation.Alcoholic Fermentation|Arthur Harden
It throws off little or no yeast, because the fermentation was nearly finished in the tun.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
It is obvious how much richer this last must be, and that the fermentation thus produced has an energy far superior to the other.The Art of Making Whiskey|Anthony Boucherie
The heat caused it to soften; then fermentation set in, and, finally, it became as hard and brittle as thin glass.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.
The fermentation produced by the aerobic bacteria is most often met in bottled milk and cream during the warmer times of the year.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for fermentation
Word Origin and History for fermentation
late 14c., in alchemy, with a broad sense; modern scientific sense is from c.1600; from Late Latin fermentationem (nominative fermentatio), noun of action from fermentare (see ferment (v.)). Figurative use attested from 1650s.
Medicine definitions for fermentation
Science definitions for fermentation
Culture definitions for fermentation
A chemical reaction in which sugars are broken down into smaller molecules that can be used in living systems. Alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, and whiskey, are made from the controlled use of fermentation. Fermentation is an anaerobic process.