Definition of Aeration

1. Noun. The process of exposing to air (so as to purify). "The aeration of the soil"

Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Aerate



2. Noun. The act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescent.
Generic synonyms: Change Of State
Derivative terms: Aerate

Definition of Aeration

1. Noun. The process by which air is circulated through or mixed with a substance such as soil or a liquid. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of aeration) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aeration

1. the act of aerating [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aeration

1. To add air or oxygen into a liquid. (06 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeration

aeonium
aeoniums
aeons
aepyornis
aepyornises
aequalis
aequihymeniiferous
aequorin
aequorins
aer-
aeratable
aerate
aerated
aerates
aerating
aeration (current term)
aeration basin
aeration zone
aeration zones
aerations
aerator
aerators
aercyst
aerenchyma
aerenchymae
aerenchymas
aerenchymous tissue
aerendocardia
aerial
aerial cableway

Literary usage of Aeration

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1. Report (1904)
"THE aeration OF MILK. CE MARSHALL. Perhaps no question connected with the production of milk for city consumption and for the manufacture of butter and ..."

2. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt (1919)
"The usual plant as installed in this country includes a tank or series of tanks for the aeration of the sewage-activated-sludge mixture, ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1907)
"EFFECT OF aeration. The aeration of soil for securing plentiful nodule ... 39) reports a decided gain from aeration in the case of a leguminous crop (peas) ..."

4. American Sewerage Practice by Leonard. Metcalf, Harrison Prescott Eddy (1915)
"aeration OF SEWAGE-LADEN WATER The forced aeration of sewage before its discharge into ... Phelps experimented with the aeration of New York sewage and ..."

5. Elements of Sanitary Engineering by Mansfield Merriman (1918)
"aeration OF SEWAGE. The aeration of sewage consists in supplying it with air, ... aeration is always beneficial in removing odors, and effective ..."

6. Contributions to Medical Research: Dedicated to Victor Clarence Vaughan by by University of Michigan (1903)
"Although practical aeration of milk may be traced back to an indefinite past, where it is simply mentioned and recognized, there has never been any ..."

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