tending to produce or undergo fermentation.
pertaining to or of the nature of fermentation.
- fer·ment·a·tive·ly, adverb
- fer·ment·a·tive·ness, noun
- non·fer·men·ta·tive, adjective
- un·fer·ment·a·tive, adjective
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How to use fermentative in a sentence
The anaerobic conditions likewise favor the multiplication of intestinal bacteria, and also their fermentative activity.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
For a complete fermentative action, one part of sugar should be dissolved in ten parts of water.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
A slight fermentative action, however, is useful, towards separating the oil from the mucilage.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
To neutralize putrefaction products in and about the teeth, correct fermentative processes, deodorize and purify the breath, etc.
fermentative processes are slow gas producers, as anyone with experience in the chemical laboratory knows.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh