To react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew. (verb)
To stir up, agitate, cause unrest. (verb)
Something, such as a yeast that causes fermentation. (noun)
A state of agitation or of turbulent change. (noun)
A catalyst. (noun)
Examples of word ferment
It has been known for a long time that the pancreatic juice contains all the three ferments which act on the major food substances - a protein ferment, which is different from the gastric ferment, a starch ferment and a fat ferment.
Or did you notice? â€” and I wonder what all the ferment is about.
Copyright and patent are in ferment because of the digital revolution.
I grew up and started hooping when the ferment from the high Sixties had not yet retreated so much.
That may be true, but these are delicate skills to master and practice, and who in the social media ferment is evangelising them?