Examples of aerate in a Sentence
You should aerate the soil before planting the seeds.
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Gokan uses a small steel cup on a long, flexible handle (venencia) to aerate the mixture before serving it over ice.
Sometimes this water is cleaned—filtered, aerated, and treated with bleach.
This move aerates the ingredients, affecting aroma and creating texture.
More insects often appear after the room is aerated.
And tending to the heap of degrading food—aerating the pile, adjusting the acidity, optimizing the carbon to nitrogen ratio—can only speed up the process so much.
Add soaked flaxseed meal and beat on medium speed to aerate and emulsify batter, 1 minute.
The best time to aerate cool-season grasses, like Kentucky bluegrass, which make up most Chicago area lawns, is in spring and fall when the grasses are actively growing.
This can be dealt with by turning the pile of clippings to aerate it.
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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.
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
- aerate the soil
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