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Definition of the noun aeration

What does aeration mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aerations

  1. the process of exposing to air (so as to purify)
  2. the act of charging a liquid with a gas making it effervescent
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic term: change of state = the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

Alternative definition of the noun aeration


  1. The process by which air is circulated through or mixed with a substance such as soil or a liquid.


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Google previewEngineering SoundBite: Water Treatment

Aeration is a gas transfer process which is not needed at all water treatment plants. A decision as to whether to aerate...

Google previewHandbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering (2006)

by Yiu H. Hui

Proper aeration is a function of the solid fat crystals and requires that they be of the right type, size and shape. Many types of...

The most desirable crystal type for aeration is the beta form because of its small size, uniformity, and stability.

Google previewAdvances in Agronomy (1975)

Whether this and/or greater volatilization of N compounds due to restricted aeration is an important cause for reduced concentration of soluble N on zerotilled soils has yet to be investigated. III. Effects of Zero-Tillage on Plant Growth As shown, ...

Google previewThe Complete Recovery Room Book (2014)

by Anthea Hatfield

Aeration means to fill with ambient gas. Ambient means whatever the patient is breathing. It may be air, or air ...

Google previewUnderstanding Vineyard Soils (2015)

by Robert E. White

and the exchange of these gases between the atmosphere above and a soil's atmosphere is called aeration. Provided there are some ...

Google previewMathematics Manual for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators, Second Edition: Wastewater Treatment Operations (2014)

Math Concepts and Calculations by Frank R. Spellman

Capable of withstanding periodic shock loading, process energy demands are low because aeration is a natural process. As shown in Figure 4.2, trickling filter operation involves spraying wastewater over a solid media such as rock, plastic, ...

Google previewAquaculture of Cyprinids (1986)

by Roland Billard, Jacqueline Marcel

Emergency aeration is an effective deterrent to oxygen depletion. Nitrite and un- ionized ammonia may reach harmful concentrations when feeding rates are high. 0verfertilization and excessively high feeding rates may result in off-flavor in fish ...

Google previewMarijuana Botany (1981)

An Advanced Study: The Propagation and Breeding of Distinctive Cannabis by Robert Connell Clarke

Aeration is a convenient way to add oxygen to water as it also adds carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Air from a small pump or bottled oxygen may also be supplied directly to the rooting media through tiny tubes with pin holes, or through a ...

Google previewHandbook of Pollution Prevention Practices (2001)

by Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

Extended aeration is an effective form of treatment, but care must be taken to minimize odors. Disinfection of the final effluent may be required if high levels of bacteria are detected. Ponding is a simple solution but requires considerable space.

Google previewControl of Microorganisms in Drinking Water (2002)

by Srinivasa Lingireddy

Diffused aeration is a common method of introducing oxygen in wastewater treatment ...

Google previewSoil Physics (2004)

by William A. Jury, Robert Horton

Soil aeration refers to the transport of gases through the soil airspace and to the exchange of gases between the soil and the atmosphere. Two important gases in the soil air are carbon dioxide, which is produced as a by-product of plant root ...

Google previewOtologic Surgery (2009)

Expert Consult - Online by Derald Brackmann, Clough Shelton, Moses A. Arriaga

Intact canal wall mastoidectomy with removal of diseased mucosa aerates the mastoid and middle ear; aeration is the goal of surgery. The greatest limitation is the risk of recurrence, which is reported to be 50%. Risks of hearing loss, facial ...

Google previewPond Aquaculture Water Quality Management (1998)

by Claude E. Boyd, C.S. Tucker

Mechanical aeration is the most effective means of increasing oxygen availability. Aeration is not new to aquaculture. but over the past few years. interest in this technique has increased tremendously. Many fish and shrimp farmers are ...

Google previewSpellman's Standard Handbook Wastewater Operators (2000)

Advanced Level by Frank R. Spellman

Capable of withstanding periodic shock loading, process energy demands are low because aeration is a natural process. S Note: Shock loading refers to the arrival at a plant of waste toxic to organisms in sufficient quantity or strength to cause ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: A-L (2006)

by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler

that have plug flow design, high BOD in influent causes higher oxygen demand at that point in the mixed liquor and this oxygen demand diminishes as the flow passes down the aeration tank. Most of the plants designed these days are ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary (2005)

by C. C. Lee

Aerated static pile: Forced aeration method of composting in which a free- standing composting pile is aerated by a blower moving air through perforated pipes located beneath the pile (RCRA/management-04). Aeration period: (1) The ...

Google previewSpecial Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

hypolimnetic aeration Aeration ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1912)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Also beyond a certain limit aeration is injurious to the palate characteristics and aroma of the finished beer, hence it is advisable that, consistently with sufficient aeration, the wort should be cooled as quickly as possible, especially when it ...

Google previewA dictionary of domestic medicine and household surgery. Revised (1866)

by Spencer Thomson


Google previewA Dictionary of Domestic Medicine and Household Surgery (1877)

Containing Information Anatomical and Physiological, Sanitary and Hygienic, Together with the Treatment of Accident and Emergency and the Management of Illness by Spencer Thomson

AERATION.— Blood, during its circulation through the body, becomes impure in quality, dark in colour, and unfit for the support of the vital functions. Being passed through the lungs by the powers of the heart, it undergoes purification, and the ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

For illustration, eee AERATION, fig. 2. AË'RIAL FAU'NA. See DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMALS. AERIAL PLANTS AND ROOTS. See EPIPHYTES; ROOTS. AERIAL POI'SONS. See MIASMA. AËRIANS, a-eM-onz. A Christian sect founded in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1856)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Aeration, or subterranean ventilation, is one of the most important features in the new order of hothouse building. The roots of trees, when planted within our glasshouses, require warmth and air as well as the leaves and buds. Beyond this ...

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