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Definition 1: a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol - [noun denoting process]

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(fermenting is a kind of ...) (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

(... is a kind of fermenting ) a slow kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature low enough that the yeast cells can sink to the bottom of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of lager

(... is a kind of fermenting ) a violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of ale

"top fermentation uses a yeast that ferments at higher temperatures than that used for bottom fermentation"

(... is a kind of fermenting ) the process whereby fermentation changes grape juice into wine

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