fermenting fermenting  /fər ˈmɛn tɪŋ/


  • (n) a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol


  1. According to Estee Lauder, which owns the product, his formula consisted of fermenting a seaweed broth to the prerecorded gurglings of previous batches.
  2. The less exposure the fermenting juices have to the pips, the softer the end product.
  3. The dispute, after fermenting in the gut of the world trade bureaucracy for the past seven years, has become at once more serious and more ludicrous.


  • Biopharmaceutical company finds niche in Valley

    ABEC makes equipment for drug industry in Hanover Township, Northampton County. In 1974, Jack Wilson did something many people only dream about: He quit his job making industrial fermenting equipment and started his own business.        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Morning Call


  1. "Textbooks have it that life arose from organic soup and that the first cells grew by fermenting these organics to generate energy in the form of ATP. We provide a new perspective on why that old and familiar view won't work at all," said team...
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Nick Lane Source: Oneindia

  2. "Foremost in fermenting that frenzy has been The Sydney Morning Herald," Richardson wrote. "Given that one of their senior journalists had been to lunch with McGurk in the weeks before his death, the Herald obviously believed they owned the...
    on Oct 23, 2009 By: Graham Richardson Source: The Australian

  3. "Kimchi is a very interesting item to me. It looks simple at first sight, but everything in it composes a delicate harmony. Tastes and scents also get all varied in the process of fermenting," Gagnaire said. "Several times I made it for...
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Pierre Gagnaire Source: Korea Times

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