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- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- (biochemistry) Any of many anaerobic biochemical reactions in which an enzyme (or several enzymes produced by a microorganism) catalyses the conversion of one substance into another; especially the conversion (using yeast) of sugars to alcohol or acetic acid with the evolution of carbon dioxide
- A state of agitation or excitement; a ferment
anaerobic biochemical reaction
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fermentation f. (plural fermentations)
- “fermentation” in the Dictionnaire de l'Académie française, 8th Edition (1932-35).
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