aerate

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aer·ate

verb \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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aer·ate

transitive verb \ˈa(-ə)r-ˌāt, ˈe(-ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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