Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The chemistry of fermentation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
  • n. The science of or knowledge concerning fermentation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of or knowledge concerning fermentation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)

Etymologies

From zymo- + -logy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I heard from someone else it's going to be called the zymology zone.

    The most unfortunate event in a series of unfortunate events

  • They then researched like mad, focusing on the pragmatic side of zymology.

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  • For others, it led to a new and more subtle radicalism, as they persuaded first themselves and then the university that the differences between the sexes extended to modes of thinking -- not just in women's studies but in every other subject, from aardvarks to zymology.

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  • The study of fermentation.

    March 6, 2007