Definition of 'ferment'
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Today the drink is fermented in steel tanks rather than in bottles. The Sun (2016)Prosecco The Italian wine is fermented in tanks and then bottled. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And by the sounds of it she spends quite a lot of her time being cupped, oiled and scrubbed - and eating fermented food. The Sun (2016)Rum can be made from the fermented juice of crushed sugar cane, or from molasses, which is left over when sugar is removed from the cane. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Too much yeast in his gut means starchy and sugary grub is fermented into alcohol. The Sun (2013)The sugars are fermented with yeast to produce alcohol. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The theory runs that fermented foods introduce beneficial bacteria into the gut. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet past promises can suddenly become malleable amid political ferment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was a ferment of excitement that they might actually do something. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)This family of elephants roll around in a heap after getting drunk on fermented fruit. The Sun (2014)When the wine has fermented in the spring the new wine is carefully drawn off. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)And what is alcohol but fermented sugar anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Science is now confirming ancient wisdom about fermented foods and the beneficial bacteria they contain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This was a time of political ferment in the newly independent country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The beast was sozzled after scoffing fermented fruit. The Sun (2014)This fruit was then mixed with newly fermented wine. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Popular fermented foods such as miso are widely available. The Sun (2015)With cocoa, one common cutback is to not ferment or dry the beans properly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There has rarely been such a place of intellectual ferment as Vienna between the wars. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Leave the yeast to ferment for 15 min. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The intellectual ferment in China settled down surprisingly quickly. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Alexandria is brought to life, with its classical streets and intellectual ferment. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Moreover, wine is a fermented drink. Christianity Today (2000)Nobody knows for sure what causes this, but it may be the effect of eating fermented fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The most important things to avoid are: sugar, alcohol and fermented foods. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)The taste of its fermented juice was likened by some to that of a "red Bordeaux '. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)They are crushed and fermented into a dry cider then double distilled, aged in oak barrels for upwards of two years before being blended and bottled. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'ferment'
British English: ferment NOUN
Ferment is excitement and trouble caused by change or uncertainty.
The whole country has been in a state of political ferment for some months.
Definition of ferment from the Collins English Dictionary
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