the act or process of macerating.
a process in winemaking in which the crushed grape skins are left in the juice until they have imparted the desired color or the proper amount of tannins and aroma.
- self-mac·er·a·tion, noun
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How to use maceration in a sentence
The salt and sugar will help draw out the fruit’s liquid via maceration.Homemade Shrubs Are Your Gateway to a World of Sweet, Tangy Summer Drinking | Aliza Abarbanel | July 8, 2021 | Eater
From the tincture prepared with rectified spirit, and by either maceration or displacement.
From the infusion by maceration or displacement with cold water.
Both of these may be obtained by maceration in rectified spirit.
On the other hand, he took the opposite course to discover and demonstrate the nerves, and advised maceration in running water.An Epitome of the History of Medicine | Roswell Park
Place the flask in a water-bath regulated to 60°C. and allow the maceration to continue for one hour.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre