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  • noun Plural form of aerator.


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  • We've installed CFL lights, light dimmers, motion sensors, Energy Star equipment, low flow water aerators, energy efficient appliances like Dyson's new hand dryer, which is 80 percent more efficient than conventional models, and Low E window panes.

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  • The handblown glass Wine Soirée decanter is one of the best aerators for decanting wine on the go.

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  • Even if the aerators aren't actually that effective at opening a wine, they were an excellent way to open a discussion.

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  • I replaced aerators on my faucets with these 1.0 gallon-per-minute aerators.

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  • Although there are several types of aerators, they are all meant to work like a decanter—making a too-young or too-closed wine "breathe" by introducing air to the wine.

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  • Jenn Powell's husband, Al, who works in the Harvard University communications office, installed aerators on their faucets and showerheads, low-flow toilets and a front-loading washing machine.

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  • Last year, the California Department of Fish and Game proposed putting aerators into the marsh to prevent the buildup of oxygen-depleted water that kills steelhead, Mr. Larson says.

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  • But after discussing the plan with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies, he says, regulators abandoned it because the aerators could hurt an endangered fish, the tidewater goby.

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  • After that, perhaps wine aerators, although he also does a very brisk business in a bottle holder shaped like a shoe a zebra-print stiletto, in fact.

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  • I found practical stuff like carry bags and coolers and foil cutters and corkscrews, and more esoteric stuff like aerators and port tongs and wine-preservation systems.

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