aerate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce with air or expose on circulation of atmosphere: aerate earth.
    • to reveal to oxygen, as with the oxygenation for the bloodstream by respiration.
    • To supply or charge (liquid) with a gas, particularly to charge with carbon dioxide.
    • to mix or charge with gas; frequently with carbonic acid gas, previously called fixed atmosphere.
    • to provide or impregnate with typical atmosphere
    • to reveal on chemical action of environment; to oxygenate (the blood) by respiration; to arterialize.
    • cause an alteration by-passing air through (of sewage)
  • verb:
    • To supply air or environment.
    • impregnate, combine, or supply with air
    • expose to fresh air
    • aerate (sewage) so as to prefer the rise of organisms that decompose organic matter
  • others:
    • To expose on free action of this atmosphere.
    • To cause to combine with carbonic-acid or any other gas.
    • In physiology, to alter the circulating fluids of, as animals, because of the company of atmosphere; arterialize.

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