Ferment vs Ngapi - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between ferment and ngapi

is that ferment is something, such as a yeast or barm, that causes fermentation while ngapi is a pungent paste made from fermented fish or shrimp in burmese cuisine.

As a verb ferment

is to react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew.

ferment

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew.
  • To stir up, agitate, cause unrest or excitement in.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Ye vigorous swains! while youth ferments your blood.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something, such as a yeast or barm, that causes fermentation.
  • A state of agitation or of turbulent change.
  • * Rogers
  • Subdue and cool the ferment of desire.
  • * Walpole
  • The nation is in a ferment .
  • A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
  • * Thomson
  • Down to the lowest lees the ferment ran.
  • A catalyst.
  • Quotations

    ; state of agitation * 1919, , Duckworth, hardback edition, page 104 *: Clad in a Persian-Renaissance gown and a widow's tiara of white batiste, Mrs Thoroughfare, in all the ferment of a Marriage-Christening , left her chamber on vapoury autumn day and descending a few stairs, and climbing a few others, knocked a trifle brusquely at her son's wife's door.

    See also

    * foment

    References

    * * * (Fermentation)

    Anagrams

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    ngapi

    English

    (wikipedia ngapi)

    Noun

    (-)
  • A pungent paste made from fermented fish or shrimp in Burmese cuisine.
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