The juice bubbles and gives off heat as it begins to ferment.
In this time of ferment, Suliman found some support from inside her family.
“Biofuel” can be made out of anything that will ferment or rot, including digestive system waste products.
late 14c., from Old French fermenter (13c.) and directly from Latin fermentare "to leaven, ferment," from fermentum "substance causing fermentation, leaven," from root of fervere "to boil, seethe" (see brew). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Fermented; fermenting.
early 15c., from Middle French ferment, from Latin fermentum (see ferment (v.)). Figurative sense of "anger, passion" is from 1670s.
ferment fer·ment (fûr'měnt')
An agent, as a yeast, a bacterium, a mold, or an enzyme, that causes fermentation.