Ferment Synonyms & Definitions

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• FermentDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To undergo fermentation; to be in motion, or to be excited into sensible internal motion, as the constituent oarticles of an animal or vegetable fluid; to work; to effervesce.
  2. (n.) Intestine motion; heat; tumult; agitation.
  3. (v. i.) To be agitated or excited by violent emotions.
  4. (n.) That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.
  5. (n.) A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
  6. (n.) To cause ferment of fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.

• Fermentation theoryDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () The theory which likens the course of certain diseases (esp. infectious diseases) to the process of fermentation, and attributes them to the organized ferments in the body. It does not differ materially from the accepted germ theory (which see).