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 Meanings and Examples of YEAST
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yeast
 n.  foam, or troth (top yeast), or the sediment (bottom yeast), of beer or other in fermentation
Classic Sentence:
1  But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless yeast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  The next time she made bread, she scraped this sour stuff down into the fresh dough to serve as yeast.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
Example Sentence:
1  I take wheat and yeast tablets daily to purify the blood.
2  The yeast's growth is activated by sugar and warmth.
3  To serve the needs of bakers, manufacturers ferment the yeast to produce a more concentrated product.
4  You have to use yeast in producing wine.