from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of chemistry that deals with fermentation processes, as in brewing.
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- n. The chemistry of fermentation with yeasts, especially the science involved in beer and wine making.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That department of technological chemistry which treats of the scientific principles of wine-making, brewing, and distilling, and the preparation of yeast and vinegar, in which processes fermentation plays the principal part.
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)
From zym- + -urgy. (Wiktionary)