ferment vs zymosis what difference

what is difference between ferment and zymosis

English

Etymology

From Middle French ferment, from Latin fermentare (to leaven, ferment), from fermentum (substance causing fermentation), from fervere (to boil, seethe). See also fervent.

Pronunciation

  • (verb):
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fəˈmɛnt/
    • (General American) IPA(key): /fɚˈmɛnt/
  • (noun):
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɜːmɛnt/
    • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɝmɛnt/

Verb

ferment (third-person singular simple present ferments, present participle fermenting, simple past and past participle fermented)

  1. To react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew.
  2. To stir up, agitate, cause unrest or excitement in.

Translations

Noun

ferment (plural ferments)

  1. Something, such as a yeast or barm, that causes fermentation.
  2. A state of agitation or of turbulent change.
    • a. 1729, John Rogers, The Difficulties of Obtaining Salvation
      Subdue and cool the ferment of desire.
    • 14 November, 1770, Junius, letter to the Right Honourable Lord Mansfield
      The nation is in a ferment.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 104
      Clad in a Persian-Renaissance gown and a widow’s tiara of white batiste, Mrs Thoroughfare, in all the ferment of a Marriage-Christening, left her chamber on vapoury autumn day and descending a few stairs, and climbing a few others, knocked a trifle brusquely at her son’s wife’s door.
  3. A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
  4. A catalyst.

Translations

See also

  • foment

References

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “ferment”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  • ferment in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • Fermentation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • fretmen

French

Pronunciation

Verb

ferment

  1. third-person plural present indicative of fermer
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of fermer

Romanian

Etymology

From French ferment, from Latin fermentum.

Noun

ferment m (plural fermenți)

  1. ferment

Declension



English

Etymology

zymo- +‎ -osis

Noun

zymosis (plural zymoses)

  1. A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
  2. A zymotic disease.

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