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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.

aer·a′tion n.


Mechanical loosening of the soil surface to allow air to penetrate deeply. Spiking of lawns to achieve the same result.
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Noun1.aeration - the process of exposing to air (so as to purify)aeration - the process of exposing to air (so as to purify); "the aeration of the soil"
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.aeration - the act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescentaeration - the act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescent
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
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The Triangle Aeration Duct is a high-strength product for aerating grain in a hopper bin or other storage structure.
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Achieved by integrating the aeration mixing head in the RotoTemp scraped surface heat exchanger and fitting these together with five water systems into one machine.
In Kansas and other south-central states, aeration is also used to manage insects in stored wheat.
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