film-forming

Lemma

film-forming

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adj.

Definizione

Feature of a large group of genera and species of aerobic wild yeasts which appear on the surface of wine in barrels or vats that are not kept completely filled. 1

Nota

Film-forming yeasts perform a vital function in the production of wines such as flor sherry, tokay, and vin jaune. 2

Contesto

The walls of this cool (10 °C/50 °F) cellars are lined with a fungus, Racodium cellare, which forms film-forming yeasts very similar to, but colder and less active than, the flor of Jerez on the surface of the wine in the casks. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[fɪlm fɔː.mɪŋ] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

Film: from Middle English filme, from Old English filmen, "membrane", related to Old English fell, "hide, skin". 5

Form: a derivative of "to form", from Middle English formen, from Old French fourmer, from Latin formāre, "to form, to shape". 6

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Data della scheda
Wed Mar 23 00:00:00 2005
Autore

Daniela Longinotti; Alessandra Callà rev. G

Fonti

1 : Robinson J., The Oxford Companion to Wine, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 386.

2 : Robinson J., The Oxford Companion to Wine, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 386.

3 : Robinson J., The Oxford Companion to Wine,, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 974.

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/», (14/11/2011)

5 : Klein E., A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language,, Amsterdam, Elsevier Publishing Company, 1966, 1st, p. 592.

6 : Klein E., A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language,, Amsterdam, Elsevier Publishing Company, 1966, 1st, p. 612.

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