verb (used without object)
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Origin of yeast
OTHER WORDS FROM yeastyeastless, adjectiveyeastlike, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for yeast
People have understood the importance of yeast in wine fermentation for at least two centuries.
The compounds release volatile aromatics as yeast enzymes break bonds even after the bottle is capped.
It turns out that yeasts, at least, can sometimes get genes back.
These findings suggested that the yeasts independently evolved their unicellular way of life from a multicellular ancestor.
In fact, she says, yeasts have lost a variety of genes involved in diverse metabolic pathways and reacquired them from multiple bacteria.
The malted barley, yeast, and water are cooked, fermented, and distilled exactly the same.
During fermentation after about 15 percent alcohol, yeast starts producing histamines.
Another cure is Kvass, a slightly alcoholic beverage made by soaking dried rye bread with sugar and yeast.
To make the dough, combine the flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
That mat is actually a culture: in technical terms, a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast.Is Celebrity Favorite Kombucha Really a Health and Anti-Aging Cure?|Anneli Rufus|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the things in which she particularly excelled was potato cakes raised with yeast.
Many other substances contain fermenting qualities, and are, therefore, sometimes used as substitutes for yeast and leaven.Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)|Edward Hazen
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
In former times this was taken in the form of fresh or dried brewers' yeast, and it was, if unpleasant, a very effectual remedy.
The flasks were then well shaken, and the yeast cell or cells settled to the bottom, and gave rise to a separate yeast speck.