Examples of aerate in a Sentence
You should aerate the soil before planting the seeds.
Recent Examples of aerate from the Web
Its tunnels aerate the soil, and its castings nourish it.
Successful composters know to aerate their pile as least once every two weeks.
According to a memo from DeGeorge and Chief School Business Official Luann Kolstad, the district received a quote for $28,000 annually to aerate and seed the district's lawns.
Spring and fall are ideal times to aerate your lawn so that oxygen, water, and fertilizer can penetrate deeply into the soil.
Reduce the mixer speed to medium, add the egg yolk and vanilla and beat again for 5 minutes (this aerates the batter).
Prairie dogs also aerate and fertilize soil, helping prairie plants thrive.
Second, decanting aerates the wine, releasing more of the flavors and aromas.
Reading takes its color, for Orner, from the ways it is aerated by those interruptions.
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Did You Know?
Faucet aerators and aerating showerheads can be easily installed by homeowners to cut water (and especially hot water) use by as much as 50%. A lawn aerator removes little plugs of soil in order to let air deep into the soil, greatly improving the quality of soil that may have gotten too compacted. And a pond aerator, such as a fountain, is a necessity for an ornamental pond with no stream feeding it, since oxygen in the water is necessary to prevent the growth of algae and allow fish to live.
First Known Use of aerate
AERATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aerate for English Language Learners
: to put air or a gas into (something, such as soil or a liquid)
AERATE Defined for Kids
Definition of aerate for Students
1 : to supply or cause to be filled with air aerate the soil
2 : to supply (blood) with oxygen by breathing
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