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aerate

verb aer·ate \ˈer-ˌāt\

: to put air or a gas into (something, such as soil or a liquid)

aer·at·edaer·at·ing

Full Definition of AERATE

transitive verb
1
:  to supply or impregnate (as the soil or a liquid) with air
2
:  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration
3
a British :  carbonate 2
b :  to make light or sparkling
aer·a·tion \ˌer-ˈā-shən\ noun

Examples of AERATE

  1. You should aerate the soil before planting the seeds.

First Known Use of AERATE

1789

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

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AERATED Defined for Kids

aerate

verb aer·ate \ˈer-ˌāt\
aer·at·edaer·at·ing

Definition of AERATE for Kids

1
:  to supply or cause to be filled with air <aerate the soil>
2
:  to supply (blood) with oxygen by breathing
aer·a·tor \-ˌā-tər\ noun
Medical Dictionary

aerate

transitive verb aer·ate \ˈa(-ə)r-ˌāt, ˈe(-ə)r-\
aer·at·edaer·at·ing

Medical Definition of AERATE

1
:  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration
2
:  to supply or impregnate (as a liquid) with air
3
British :  carbonate 2
aer·a·tion \ˌa(-ə)r-ˈā-shən, ˌe(-ə)r-\ noun

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