Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that aerates, as a machine for aerating turf or a device for aerating liquids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device which mixes air with a substance, particularly soil or a liquid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which supplies with air or gas.
  • n. An apparatus used for charging mineral waters with gas and in making soda water.
  • n. A fumigator used to bleach grain, destroying fungi and insects.
  • n. an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blower; a contrivance for fumigating wheat and other grain, to bleach it and destroy fungi and insects.
  • n. An apparatus for forcing air or carbonic-acid gas into water or other liquids.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage)

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Examples

  • To make a simple aerator so you dont have to spend so much money take a few pieces of a dry red clay flowerpot dropped into your minnow bucket every so often will keep your bait alive and frisky on a long trip.

    Fishing tips

  • But in this case, the pieces of sediment clog holes in the aerator that creates the uniform flow of water.

    Plumbing the mysteries of low water pressure

  • After half a dozen outings with my aerator, I was ready for a new toy—I mean, wine accessory.

    Accessories Aim to Make Wine Even More Fun

  • I was going to buy an aerator as well, but a friend had sent me one in the mail a week before with a note that said it had "transformed" her life.

    Accessories Aim to Make Wine Even More Fun

  • They were great fun, although after a while they ended up in the same kitchen drawer as the aerator, the Electric Blue Corkscrew, the Champagne corks, the wine-stain remover—and everything else.

    Accessories Aim to Make Wine Even More Fun

  • But I became obsessed with its transformative powers, trying it on one wine after another (a still-young Barolo, a Super Tuscan), and soon I began carrying my aerator everywhere (was this what my friend meant when she said it changed her life?)

    Accessories Aim to Make Wine Even More Fun

  • I pier fish a lot so the aerator one will help me a bunch.

    Fishing tips

  • Retailer Nordstrom teamed up with Wine Soirée to create the "Signature Series" set with the Soiree aerator, stand, case and vacuum pump wine preserver with stoppers.

    Mary Orlin: 12 Wine-Inspired Holiday Gifts

  •  Retailer Nordstrom teamed up with Wine Soirée to create the "Signature Series" set with the Soiree aerator, stand, case and vacuum pump wine preserver with stoppers.

    Mary Orlin: 12 Wine-Inspired Holiday Gifts

  • I catfish alot and i use bream and i want to know how to make a home made aerator.

    how to make a home made aerator

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