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vb (tr)
to take air out of (something)


(diˈɛər eɪt, -ˈeɪ əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to remove air or gas from.
de`aer•a′tion, n.
de•aer′a•tor, n.
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Verb1.deaerate - remove air or gas from
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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An automated vibratory system raises and vibrates the container deck to deaerate and densify material, stabilizing the container.
The angle of the hopper door was changed; one finds reference in older literature to the introduction of the "kwik-feed" hopper design; hopper extensions, variously called "fluff necks" or "distance pieces" were added between the bottom of the hopper and the top of the mixing chamber to provide a place for dry ingredients to deaerate after being charged to the mixer; hoppers were provided with a provision in the side and backplate for the ready installation of weigh hopper discharge chutes; hoppers became standardized with integral distance pieces; and renewable wear plates in the hopper throat were added to the design, in some instances extending into the mixing chamber.
Deaerate by maintaining gentle agitation or by applying vacuum.