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Ferment

Fer`ment´
n.1.That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.
2.Intestine motion; heat; tumult; agitation.
Subdue and cool the ferment of desire.
- Rogers.
the nation is in a ferment.
- Walpole.
3.A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
Down to the lowest lees the ferment ran.
- Thomson.
ferment oils
volatile oils produced by the fermentation of plants, and not originally contained in them. These were the quintessences of the alchemists.
- Ure.
v. t.1.To cause ferment or fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.
[imp. & p. p. Fermented; p. pr. & vb. n. Fermenting.]
v. i.1.To undergo fermentation; to be in motion, or to be excited into sensible internal motion, as the constituent particles of an animal or vegetable fluid; to work; to effervesce.
2.To be agitated or excited by violent emotions.
But finding no redress, ferment and rage.
- Milton.
Noun1.ferment - a state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced a new leadership"; "social unrest"
2.ferment - a substance capable of bringing about fermentation
3.ferment - a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
4.ferment - a chemical phenomenon in which an organic molecule splits into simpler substances
Synonyms: fermentation
Verb1.ferment - be in an agitated or excited state; "The Middle East is fermenting"; "Her mind ferments"
2.ferment - work up into agitation or excitement; "Islam is fermenting Africa"
3.ferment - cause to undergo fermentation; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
Synonyms: work
4.ferment - go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
Synonyms: sour, turn, work
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