Definition of fermenter in English:


Syllabification: fer·ment·er
Pronunciation: /fərˈmentər


  • 1A container in which fermentation takes place.
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    • There are temperature controlled fermenters and storage tanks, and good new oak barrels for maturation.
    • They included missile components, reactor vessel and fermenters - the latter required for the production of chemical and biological warheads.
    • They've replaced wooden fermenters and lagering vessels with stainless steel.
  • 1.1An organism that causes fermentation.
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    • However, change was found among strains of S. dysenteriae type I as non-lactose fermenter became lactose fermenter.
    • By definition, foregut fermentors comprise animals with a pregastric fermentation chambers such as the rumen, reticulum, and omasum of ruminants and diverticula or fermentative sacs of other ruminant-like mammals.

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