fermentation defined in 1951 yearfermentation - fermentation;
fermentation - Decomposition of organic substances by organisms, especially bacteria and yeasts. E.g. decomposition of sugar forming ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide by yeast in making of wine; or of ethyl alcohol forming acetic acid in making of vinegar. Not usually applied to decomposition of proteins, which is called putrefaction. Sometimes means anaerobic respiration.
near fermentation in Knolik
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