Noun Definition


1.Definition: a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol

Related Noun(s):fermentation, zymolysis, zymosis

Category: General

2.Definition: a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

"The political ferment produced new leadership", "Social unrest"

Related Noun(s):agitation, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest

Category: General

3.Definition: a substance capable of bringing about fermentation

Category: General