transitive verb/verbo transitivo/fərˈment; fəˈment/
- 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] [Cookery/Cocina] (hacer*) fermentarMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (stir up) [trouble/unrest] fomentar
- Without lactase, milk and other lactose-rich foods ferment in the intestine, releasing excessive gas.
- Next, the juice is placed in stainless steel tanks or oak barrels where the wine will ferment following the addition of yeast.
- When milk ferments, naturally or aided by chemicals in the dairy, the milk changes into a solid fraction and a watery fraction (whey).
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- People in ancient China, India and the Mediterranean region employed biochemistry for making bread with yeast, fermenting beer and wine, and treating diseases with plant and animal extracts.
- The starch stored in natural plant sugars is harvested and then the sugar is fermented into lactic acid.
- In this case, the beer is fully fermented, then filtered to remove the yeast, then carbonated and stored in a tightly sealed keg, ready for immediate drinking.
- I would not want anything to be said in relation to that that would ferment any problems.
- The problem is, that we can't ferment the democratic revolution ourselves, because most of the democratizers seem to be saying to us, keep your distance.
- ‘The principal and his henchmen blamed us for fermenting trouble and putting dangerous ideas in the heads of young people,’ he says.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo/fərˈment; fəˈment/
- [wine/beer] fermentar
- 1 uncountable/no numerable (turmoil) agitación (feminine) to be in ferment estar* agitado or conmocionado
- 2 2.1 u and c (substance) fermento (masculine) 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (process) fermentado (masculine)
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