Noun Acescence Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acescence

Pronunciation:

/əˈsɛsns/

Definition:
1.

noun

The action of becoming acid or sour; a tendency to become acid or sour; the process of acetous fermentation. Also: acidity, sourness. In later use chiefly with reference to the volatile acidity of wine.
    ((n.) Alt. of Acescency)


    Origin:
    Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Dossie (d. 1777). From acescent, perhaps after French acescence.

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