Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of fermentation: thus, cider, beer of all kinds, wine, and other vegetable liquors are fermentable. Also fermentible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of fermentation.

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  • adjective Able to ferment or be fermented

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  • adjective capable of being fermented

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Examples

  • Sugars and cooked starches collectively called fermentable carbohydrates are the only foods that can cause cavities.

    Baby Bites

  • Sugars and cooked starches collectively called fermentable carbohydrates are the only foods that can cause cavities.

    Baby Bites

  • The brewers made batches of the beer, one with molasses—which Washington used—and one without, substituting malted barley for the fermentable sugar.

    George Washington Drank Here

  • Pumpkin adds some fermentable material to the beer and maybe a little mouthfeel and sweetness, but not much else.

    Beer: The good, the bad and the pumpkin

  • Distillation: The fermented mash, now called “beer,” will contain about 10% alcohol, as well as all the non-fermentable solids from the corn and the yeast cells.

    Ethanol

  • Glucomannan (GM) is a soluble, fermentable, and highly viscous dietary fiber that comes from the root of the elephant yam, also known as konjac (Amorphophallus konjac or Amorphophallus rivieri), native to Asia.

    The Super Fiber That Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

  • Glucomannan (GM) is a soluble, fermentable, and highly viscous dietary fiber that comes from the root of the elephant yam, also known as konjac (Amorphophallus konjac or Amorphophallus rivieri), native to Asia.

    Mark Hyman, MD: The Super Fiber That Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

  • Six-row malt is higher in the enzymes necessary for the conversion of starch to fermentable sugars.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • The enzymes, proteins that speed up the chemical process, are used to transform the plant waste into fermentable sugar and then into sustainable fuel.

    Biofuels Get Test at Danish Pumps

  • Saccharification: The mash from the cookers will then be cooled and the secondary enzyme (gluco-amylase) will be added to convert the liquefied starch to fermentable sugars (dextrose).

    Ethanol

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