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aer·ate

 (âr′āt)
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.

aeration

Mechanical loosening of the soil surface to allow air to penetrate deeply. Spiking of lawns to achieve the same result.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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[ClickPress, Wed Oct 17 2018] Aeration pads are used in rigid bulk containers such as bins, hoppers, storage tanks, and silos, where a large quantity of powdered or granular materials are stored.
[USPRwire, Wed Oct 17 2018] Aeration pads are used in rigid bulk containers such as bins, hoppers, storage tanks, and silos, where a large quantity of powdered or granular materials are stored.
With the seven-day fumigation and the 24-hour aeration now over, the 200,000 bags of imported rice from Thailand is now cleared or free from weevil ('bukbok'), according to the Bureau of Plant Industry Quarantine Service (BPIQS).
The plant will include new grit chambers, pump stations, lift stations, a clarifier tank, aeration tanks and an aerobic digester.
There were 14 selected farms producing liquid compost by three types of aeration methods such as continuous, intermittent, and no aeration, used by 5, 7, and 2 farms respectively.
Mechanical aeration is the straightforward management of water quality to provide D[O.sub.2] to the culture water.
Mark Casada, P.E., Research Agricultural Engineer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Manhattan, Kan., was honored for his contributions to science and education related to grain aeration, modeling, and storage.
In order to provide theoretical guidance for wastewater treatment and engineering design, the effects of parameters such as agitation rate, reaction temperature, aeration rate, and influent concentration on VSS removal were studied.
Anammox is a promising process in which the costs related to aeration and external carbon addition are lowered by 60% and 100%, respectively, and which results in 90% less sludge compared to conventional nitrification-denitrification processes [5-7].