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ferment in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfermentfer‧ment1 /fəˈment $ fər-/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 DFDHCif fruit, beer, wine etc ferments, or if it is fermented, the sugar in it changes to alcohol 🔊 fermented fruit juicefermentation /ˌfɜːmenˈteɪʃən $ ˌfɜːrmən-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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fermentIf the temperature is too low the beer will stop fermenting.It is much faster to ferment, effectively raising capacity.At the beginning of the season, when the vegetation within is actively fermenting, it may overheat.Kikkoman Soy Sauce takes a full 6 months to naturally ferment, just like a fine wine.Given an adequate amount of glucose, the ethanol content of a fermenting liquid rises until it reaches about 12 percent.Pesso means to bake, ripen, ferment or digest.Set the bucket in the position where you intend to ferment the beer.