verb (used with object), sac·char·i·fied, sac·char·i·fy·ing.
Examples from the Web for saccharification
The vat should be then covered and left to stand from three-quarters to one hour for saccharification.
(b) 'Saccharification' of cellulose, cellulose hydrates, and hydrocellulose.Researches on Cellulose|C. F. Cross
This saccharification of the starch may be accomplished by sulphuric acid or by the action of diastase.
In fact, the liquefaction and saccharification should proceed simultaneously.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The pulp or paste thus made is now placed in a vat, holding about 650 to 850 gals., in which the saccharification takes place.