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Overview of noun fermentation

The noun fermentation has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest

(a state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest")

2. (1) zymosis, zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, ferment

(a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol)

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