bio·​con·​ver·​sion ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-kən-ˈvər-zhən How to pronounce bioconversion (audio)
: the conversion of organic materials (such as wastes) into an energy source (such as methane) by processes (such as fermentation) involving living organisms

Examples of bioconversion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With its unique bioconversion technology and bio-manufacturing capabilities, the company has efficiently scaled its products and projects from labs to world-scale facilities. John Cumbers, Forbes, 12 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioconversion was in 1952

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“Bioconversion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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