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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of aerate.


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  • It aerates rather quickly, but it rides the jasmine and doesn't sink completely into it.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • This improves drainage, water infiltration, and aerates subsoil layers to encourage root penetration.

    Offsetting carbon dioxide emissions through minesoil reclamation

  • Then there is the Nature Mill — an automatic indoor composter that mixes, heats, and aerates food waste, turning it into rich soil.

    Bridget Moloney: Compost in the City

  • The water table may drop seasonally below the rooting zone of vegetation which also aerates the surface.

    Wetland classifications

  • Manx takes a klondike swig and keenly feels the effect, oh yes, as the Irish aerates a number of crucial passages in his head and chest.


  • This all-in-one filter, pourer, aerator and stopper aerates a whole bottle of wine in just 30 seconds, allowing dad to fully appreciate its fine flavour.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • These gill tissues are modified into a gill marsupium, which protects and aerates the eggs until fertilization.


  • He decapitates a stripper or two, assaults a bouncer, aerates a cop's throat, sets a bartender on fire, and generally wreaks havoc in a lumbering fashion that is saved only by virtue of its unintentional comedy.

    July 11th, 2005

  • I can't really complain - my giant dog aerates the lawn and pulls weeds for me.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Surging saltwater, the canoeists have discovered, aerates more than freshwater, creating more foam. - White-water waves earn raves


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