Definition of Aerator

1. Noun. An apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage).

Generic synonyms: Apparatus, Setup
Derivative terms: Aerate



Definition of Aerator

1. Noun. A device which mixes air with a substance, particularly soil or a liquid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aerator

1. one that aerates [n -S] - See also: aerates

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerator

aequalis
aequihymeniiferous
aequorin
aequorins
aer-
aeratable
aerate
aerated
aerates
aerating
aeration
aeration basin
aeration zone
aeration zones
aerations
aerator (current term)
aerators
aercyst
aerenchyma
aerenchymae
aerenchymas
aerenchymous tissue
aerendocardia
aerial
aerial cableway
aerial camera
aerial ladder
aerial ladder truck
aerial mycelium
aerial photography

Literary usage of Aerator

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1. The Handbook for Practical Farmers: Dealing with the More Important Aspects by Hugh Findlay (1920)
"Milk cooler and aerator. Types of coolers.— A simple type of surface cooler is shomi in figure 168. The milk is poured into the upper bowl, which has a row ..."

2. Proceedings (1908)
"The aerator consists of cast-iron " A " frames supporting a copper ... The bottom of the aerator consists of a galvanised sheet-iron tank to receive the ..."

3. The Redirection of High-school Instruction by Herbert Galen Lull (1921)
"River and is carried through a sixteen-inch pipe to the aerator. 4. The aerator (see figure 1 for location of aerator) : The aerator has ..."

4. Conveyance and Distribution of Water for Water Supply: Aqueducts, Pipe-lines by Edward Wegmann (1918)
"The four vertical pipes supplying water to the aerator are connected with a manifold out of which lead four 60-in. and two 48-in. pipes to the aerator ..."

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