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Related to aerated: aerated concrete
tr.v. aer·at·ed, aer·at·ing, aer·ates
1. To supply with air or expose to the circulation of air: aerate soil.
2. To expose to oxygen, as in the oxygenation of the blood by respiration.
3. To supply or charge (liquid) with a gas, especially to charge with carbon dioxide.
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the past tense and past participle of aerate
informal angry or agitated
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|Adj.||1.||aerated - (of a liquid) treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification|
treated - subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent; "the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer"; "treated timbers resist rot"; "treated fabrics resist wrinkling"
|2.||aerated - supplied with carbon dioxide |
effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles
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aerated[ˈɛəreɪtɪd] adj (Chem) → aerato/a
aerated water → acqua gassata
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