fermentation

Lemma

fermentation

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

The anaerobic conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast. 1

Nota

Three things are required for fermentation. First, fungi or bacteria must be present. Second, no oxygen must be present. Third, an organic compound must be present. How fast fermentation occurs depends on temperature. The starting compounds determine the products. 2

Contesto

Many people who are learning how to make homemade wine are learning that the most important concept of making wine is the fermentation process. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˌfɜːmenˈteɪʃn] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

From L.L. fermentātiōn-em, noun of action from ferment-āre (to ferment). 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova - Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Sun Dec 12 11:06:07 2010
Autore

Simona Scalisi rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : «http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fermentation », (01/12/2010)

2 : «http://www.herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/FunFacts/Fermentation.htm », (01/12/2010)

3 : «http://www.howtomakehomemadewine.info/Fermentation_Process.html », (01/12/2010)

4 : Hornby, A.S., Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English. Seventh edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, p. 566.

5 : Simpson, A.J., Weiner, E.S.C., The Oxford English Dictionary. Second edition, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989, p. 840.

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