to expose to the action or effect of or to cause to circulate through:
to aerate milk in order to remove odors.
to change or treat with or a gas, especially with carbon dioxide.
Physiology. to expose (a medium or tissue) to , as in the oxygenation of the blood in respiration.
It is cultivated in contact with the air, or in aerated liquids.
Louis Pasteur Ren Vallery-Radot
If water is impure, it must be boiled and then aerated before it is drunk.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 Various
The chief exports are linen, whisky, aerated waters, iron ore and cattle.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various
They are not true gills, however, as the blood is not aerated in them.
Our Common Insects Alpheus Spring Packard
What she wanted from him came out over their aerated sherbet pie.
A Fine Fix R. C. Noll
Thus, the success of aerated bread depends to some extent on the temperature of the mixture when it goes into the oven.
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Sir Philip, in his old-fashioned way, raised his glass of aerated water to one and another of the young men.
The Hand in the Dark Arthur J. Rees
Steam is generated in one of the ships’ boilers, and condensed, filtered, and aerated in a special apparatus.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 492, June 6, 1885 Various
Upon this property the manufacture of aerated waters depends.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 288 Various
People asked for buns every day—people in railway refreshment rooms, in aerated bread shops.
They and I Jerome K. Jerome
the past tense and past participle of aerate
(informal) angry or agitated
to charge (a liquid) with a gas, esp carbon dioxide, as in the manufacture of effervescent drink
to expose to the action or circulation of the air, so as to purify
1794, from Latin aer (genitive aeris; see air (n.1)) + verbal suffix -ate (2). Related: Aerated; aerating.
To add a gas, such as carbon dioxide, to a liquid.
To supply with oxygen. Blood is aerated in the alveoli of the lungs.
To supply with air or expose to the circulation of air.
to expose to the action or effect of or to cause to circulate through: to aerate milk in order to remove odors. to change or treat with or a gas, especially with carbon dioxide. Physiology. to expose (a medium or tissue) to , as in the oxygenation of the blood in respiration. Historical Examples When […]
an apparatus for water or other fluids. a device for introducing air into a bin of wheat or other grain in order to prevent the accumulation of moisture, keeping it free of fungi and insects. Historical Examples An aerator is used before filtration during the summer, when algae are likely to develop in the reservoir. […]
- Aere perennius
more lasting than bronze.
a tissue in certain aquatic plants, consisting of thin-walled cells and large intercellular spaces adapted for internal circulation of air. noun plant tissue with large air-filled spaces, which is typical of aquatic plants and allows air to reach waterlogged parts aerenchyma (â-rěng’kə-mə) A spongy tissue with large air spaces found between the cells of the […]