aerate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aer (air) +‎ -ate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːreɪt/
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aerate (third-person singular simple present aerates, present participle aerating, simple past and past participle aerated)

  1. (transitive) To supply with oxygen or air. Example: "Blood is aerated in the lungs."
  2. (transitive) To bubble or sparge with a gas, especially oxygen or air. Example: "The drink was aerated with carbon dioxide, making it fizzy."
  3. (intransitive) To bubble or sparge with a gas, especially oxygen or air. Example: "The microbial growth medium was aerated at a rate of 5 litres per minute."
  4. (transitive) To incorporate a gas, especially oxygen or air, into a solid or semisolid material. Example: "The mousse was aerated by beating rapidly."

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

aerate

  1. inflection of aerare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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Participle[edit]

aerate f pl

  1. feminine plural of aerato

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aerāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of aerātus