a valve placed on the top of bottles of fermenting wine to allow bubbles to escape
[fer-men-tuh-tiv] /fərˈmɛn tə tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to produce or undergo fermentation. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of fermentation. fermentative fer·men·ta·tive (fər-měn’tə-tĭv) adj.
- Fermented egg
noun See hundred-year egg
[noun fur-ment; verb fer-ment] /noun ˈfɜr mɛnt; verb fərˈmɛnt/ noun 1. Also called organized ferment. any of a group of living organisms, as yeasts, molds, and certain bacteria, that cause . 2. Also called unorganized ferment. an enzyme. 3. . 4. agitation; unrest; excitement; commotion; tumult: The new painters worked in a creative ferment. The […]
[fur-mee; Italian fer-mee] /ˈfɜr mi; Italian ˈfɛr mi/ noun, Physics. 1. a unit of length, 10− 15 m, used in measuring nuclear distances. Symbol: F. [fur-mee; Italian fer-mee] /ˈfɜr mi; Italian ˈfɛr mi/ noun 1. Enrico [en-ree-koh;; Italian en-ree-kaw] /ɛnˈri koʊ;; Italian ɛnˈri kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1901–54, Italian physicist, in the U.S. after 1939: Nobel […]