Translation of ferment in Spanish:

ferment

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/fərˈment; fəˈment/
  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] [Cookery/Cocina] (hacer*) fermentar
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    • 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.
    1.2 (stir up) [trouble/unrest] fomentar
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    • 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/

noun/nombre

/ˈfɜːrment/

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