Synonyms for aerate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : air-eyt, ey-uh-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛər eɪt, ˈeɪ əˌreɪt

Définition of aerate

Origin :
  • 1794, from Latin aer (genitive aeris; see air (n.1)) + verbal suffix -ate (2). Related: Aerated; aerating.
  • verb give air
Example sentences :
  • Shake well after the final sterilisation, to aerate the medium.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Bacteriological Technique » by John William Henry Eyre
  • They hung out their washings where machine-gun bullets could aerate them.
  • Extract from : « Young Hilda at the Wars » by Arthur Gleason
  • You can aerate his house, not only with air, but with ideas.
  • Extract from : « Mankind in the Making » by H. G. Wells
  • They only absorb air to supply the tracheæ, which aerate the blood only within the general cavity of the body.
  • Extract from : « Our Common Insects » by Alpheus Spring Packard
  • The object of this arrangement is to break up and aerate the stored grain.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3 » by Various
  • During life they are filled with air, and they serve to aerate the blood circulating in the interior of the appendage.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Crustacea » by William Thomas Calman
  • He smiled, and I went forward to where Mr Preddle was making himself very hot by using the bellows to aerate the water.
  • Extract from : « Sail Ho! » by George Manville Fenn
  • One of the professional "touches" was to aerate the milk, after mixing, by pouring it from jug to jug.
  • Extract from : « The Home of the Blizzard » by Douglas Mawson
  • Another method where fresh water is not available, as on a long drive, is to aerate it by pouring from one pail to another.
  • Extract from : « Outdoor Sports and Games » by Claude H. Miller

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