aerify

transitive verb

aer·​i·​fy
ˈer-ə-ˌfī
-ed/-ing/-es
1
: to infuse or force air into : aerate sense 2
2
: to change into an aeriform state : vaporize

Word History

Etymology

aer- + -ify

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerify was in 1785

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“Aerify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerify. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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