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fer•men•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (fûr"men-tā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act or process of fermenting.
2. a change brought about by a ferment, as yeast enzymes, which convert grape sugar into ethyl alcohol.
3. agitation; excitement.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

fermentfermentation alcohol
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