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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.
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aerate

(ˈɛəreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to charge (a liquid) with a gas, esp carbon dioxide, as in the manufacture of effervescent drink
2. to expose to the action or circulation of the air, so as to purify
aerˈation n
ˈaerator n
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aer•ate

(ˈɛər eɪt, ˈeɪ əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to expose to the action of air or to cause air to circulate through: Breathe deep to aerate the lungs.
2. to change or treat with air or a gas, esp. with carbon dioxide.
[1785–95; < Latin āer-, s. of āēr air + -ate1]
aer•a′tion, n.
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aer·ate

(âr′āt)
1. Chemistry To add a gas, such as carbon dioxide, to a liquid.
2. Biology To supply with oxygen: The lungs aerate the blood.
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aerate


Past participle: aerated
Gerund: aerating

Imperative
aerate
aerate
Present
I aerate
you aerate
he/she/it aerates
we aerate
you aerate
they aerate
Preterite
I aerated
you aerated
he/she/it aerated
we aerated
you aerated
they aerated
Present Continuous
I am aerating
you are aerating
he/she/it is aerating
we are aerating
you are aerating
they are aerating
Present Perfect
I have aerated
you have aerated
he/she/it has aerated
we have aerated
you have aerated
they have aerated
Past Continuous
I was aerating
you were aerating
he/she/it was aerating
we were aerating
you were aerating
they were aerating
Past Perfect
I had aerated
you had aerated
he/she/it had aerated
we had aerated
you had aerated
they had aerated
Future
I will aerate
you will aerate
he/she/it will aerate
we will aerate
you will aerate
they will aerate
Future Perfect
I will have aerated
you will have aerated
he/she/it will have aerated
we will have aerated
you will have aerated
they will have aerated
Future Continuous
I will be aerating
you will be aerating
he/she/it will be aerating
we will be aerating
you will be aerating
they will be aerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aerating
you have been aerating
he/she/it has been aerating
we have been aerating
you have been aerating
they have been aerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aerating
you will have been aerating
he/she/it will have been aerating
we will have been aerating
you will have been aerating
they will have been aerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aerating
you had been aerating
he/she/it had been aerating
we had been aerating
you had been aerating
they had been aerating
Conditional
I would aerate
you would aerate
he/she/it would aerate
we would aerate
you would aerate
they would aerate
Past Conditional
I would have aerated
you would have aerated
he/she/it would have aerated
we would have aerated
you would have aerated
they would have aerated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.aerate - expose to fresh airaerate - expose to fresh air; "aerate your old sneakers"
expose - expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
2.aerate - aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matteraerate - aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.aerate - impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygenaerate - impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood"
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

aerate

verb
To expose to circulating air:
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Translations

aerate

[ˈɛəreɪt] VT [+ liquid] → gasificar; [+ blood] → oxigenar
aerated wateragua f con gas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aerate

[ˈɛəreɪt] vt [+ soil, water] → aérer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aerate

vt liquidmit Kohlensäure anreichern; bloodSauerstoff zuführen (+dat); soilauflockern; aerated waterkohlensaures Wasser
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

aerate

[ˈɛəreɪt] vt (water) → gassare; (blood) → ossigenare; (soil) → aerare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

aer·ate

vt. airear, ventilar.
1. saturar un líquido de aire;
2. cambiar la sangre venosa en sangre arterial en los pulmones.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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