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aerate

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verb aer·ate \ˈer-ˌāt\

Simple Definition of aerate

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

Full Definition of aerate

aer·at·edaer·at·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to supply or impregnate (as the soil or a liquid) with air

  3. 2 :  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration

  4. 3 a British :  carbonate 2 b :  to make light or sparkling

aer·a·tion play \ˌer-ˈā-shən\ noun

Examples of aerate

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



1789

First Known Use of aerate

1789

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aerate

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

Medical Definition of aerate

aer·at·edaer·at·ing

  1. 1:  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration

  2. 2:  to supply or impregnate (as a liquid) with air

  3. 3British :  carbonate 2

  4. aer·a·tion \ˌa(-ə)r-ˈā-shən, ˌe(-ə)r-\play noun




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