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Webster 1913 Edition


Aerate

A′ër-ate

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Aërated
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Aërating
.]
[Cf. F.
aérer
. See
Air
,
Verb.
T.
]
1.
To combine or charge with gas; usually with carbonic acid gas, formerly called fixed air.
His sparkling sallies bubbled up as from
aërated
natural fountains.
Carlyle.
2.
To supply or impregnate with common air;
as, to
aërate
soil; to
aërate
water.
3.
(Physiol.)
To expose to the chemical action of air; to oxygenate (the blood) by respiration; to arterialize.
Aërated bread
,
bread raised by charging dough with carbonic acid gas, instead of generating the gas in the dough by fermentation.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aerate

A'ERATE

,
Verb.
T.
[See Air.] To combine with carbonic acid, formerly called fixed air. [The word has been discarded from modern chimistry.]

Definition 2021


aerate

aerate

English

Verb

aerate (third-person singular simple present aerates, present participle aerating, simple past and past participle aerated)

  1. To supply oxygen or air.

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Italian

Verb

aerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of aerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of aerare
  3. feminine plural of aerato

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Latin

Adjective

aerāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of aerātus