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ferment

US [ˈfɜrˌment]
UK [ˈfɜː(r)ment]
  • n.酶;激动;热情;巨浪
  • v.(使)发酵;(使)激动;孕育
  • Web酵素;骚动;酝酿
Plural Form:ferments  Present Participle:fermenting  Past Participle:fermented  
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v.
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[i][t]
(使)发酵to experience a chemical change because of the action of yeast or bacteria, often changing sugar to alcohol; to make sth change in this way
Fruit juices ferment if they are kept for too long.
果汁存放过久就会发酵。
A blend of emotions fermented inside her.
她百感交集,激动不已。
Red wine is fermented at a higher temperature than white.
红葡萄酒发酵的温度比白葡萄酒高。
n.
1.
[u][sing]
(政治或社会上的)动乱,骚动,纷扰a state of political or social excitement and confusion
The country is in ferment.
这个国家动荡不安。

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