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Definition of Ferment

Ferment

  1. That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.
  2. Intestine motion; heat; tumult; agitation.
  3. A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
  4. To cause ferment of fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.
  5. 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.
  6. To be agitated or excited by violent emotions.

Ferment Quotations

If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
Hubert H. Humphrey

It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Josh Billings

The gastric laboratory uses its protein ferment under an acid reaction.
Ivan Pavlov

I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine. How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe.
John Hurt

It is typical of women to fester and ferment over disappointments, slights, annoyances, angers, etc.
Laura Schlessinger
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Ferment Translations

ferment in Dutch is fermenteren, werken, gisten
ferment in French is fermentent, effervescence, fermentez, ferment
ferment in Italian is fermento, fermentare
ferment in Spanish is fermentar, fermento

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