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Definition of the noun aerator

What does aerator mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aerators

  1. an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: apparatus / setup = equipment designed to serve a specific function

Alternative definition of the noun aerator

noun

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

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Google previewPacific Shore Fishing (1985)

If you have to keep a bunch of bait overnight at your house, then an electric 120- volt aerator is the best bet. Battery-operated aerators aren't very dependable after many hours of use. Often the batteries will run down or the motor will burn out ...

Google previewDiscover Nature in the Garden (1996)

Things to Know and Things to Do by Jim Conrad

For example, the compost aerator is a metal, T-shaped item with hinged wings at the tip of its thirty-inch stem. When the stem is inserted into the heap and withdrawn, the hinged wings flare out, snagging on and rearranging the organic matter ...

Google previewDrip Dead (2011)

by Christy Evans

The aerator is the device on the ...

Google previewCropping Systems for Sustainable Wheat Production (2017)

by Jennifer Laffan

The subsoiler, ripper or soil aerator is a primary tillage tool designed to penetrate deeper than conventional cultivation machinery and to break up deep compacted layers without bringing them to the surface. Ripping to loosen the soil below ...

Google previewHandbook of Food Analytical Chemistry, Volume 1 (2005)

Water, Proteins, Enzymes, Lipids, and Carbohydrates by Ronald E. Wrolstad, Terry E. Acree, Eric A. Decker, Michael H. Penner, David S. Reid, Steven J. Schwartz, Charles F. Shoemaker, Denise M. Smith, Peter Sporns

An aquarium aerator is a convenient way to achieve this. Select the buffer and pH to suit the enzyme being investigated. Citrate/phosphate (McIlvaine's) buffer ( APPENDIX 2A)in the pH range of 4.0 to 6.5 is usually satisfactory for the assay of ...

Google previewRemediation Manual for Contaminated Sites (2011)

by David L. Russell

The aerator is an air—liquid transfer device into which air is blown or stirred. The blowing aerator can be compared to a child blowing bubbles in a glass of water. The stirring device can be compared to a blender. In the first instance, the liquid ...

Google previewWater Treatment Unit Processes (2006)

Physical and Chemical by David W. Hendricks

A turbine aerator is a pump impeller positioned at the water surface and in the center of the area served, causing a rapid circulation of the water in the tank volume. A brush aerator is a drum with blades projecting from it, which is placed, as a ...

Google previewFire and Water Engineering (1919)

These two aerators are substantially alike in construction and capacity, and are capable of treating all of the water that flows through the aqueduct. The Ashokan Aerator is a great fountain basin, approximately 500 feet long by 250 feet wide.

Google previewFundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes (2016)

Physical, Chemical, and Biological by David Hendricks

A turbine aerator is a ''pump'' impeller positioned at the water surface and in center of the area served, causing a rapid circulation of the water in tank volume. A brush aerator is a drum with blades projecting and is placed, as a rule, in a ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Cascade Aerator Raw water Treated water Fig. 7 Cascade aerator specific compound. This entry allows one to conclusively identify a material regardless of the name or naming system used.

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

by Thomas M. Pankratz

aldehyde Aire-O2® Propeller aspirator aerator by Aeration Industries, Inc. Air- Grit Aerated grit removal system by Walker Process Equipment. AirJectionTM Aeration system by Mazzei Injector Corp. AirLanceTM In-vessel composting ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

aldehyde Aire-O2® Propeller aspirator aerator by Aeration Industries, Inc. Air- Grit Aerated grit removal system by Walker Process Equipment. AirJectionTM Aeration system by Mazzei Injector Corp. AirLanceTM In-vessel composting ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Wastewater Treatment Tradenames and Brand Names (1991)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

Sigma Mechanical surface aerator by Purestream, Inc. Sigma Flight Fiberglass sludge collector flight by Envirex, Inc. Silver Band Granular media pressure filter using pecan/walnut shell media by Wemco, subsidiary of Baker-Hughes Co.

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

Motor Aerator Aeration tank Figure C.6 Cone aerator. conditioning (1) For water or wastewater, the addition of a chemical to assist in the treatment, e.g. coagulation. (2) Of sludge, any treatment that makes dewatering easier—e.g. adding ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

aerator — (hospitals) A device for the removal of ethylene oxide from sterilized materials by exposing them to air circulation.

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

aerator Amechanical device that introduces ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

aerator see tap aerator. aerial, antenna, (pl. antennae); a telecommunications receiver for airborne electromagnetic transmissions; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Aerator : Any implement that is used to break up compacted soil and facilitate air and gas exchange. Aerator sandals : Sandal-type shoes or spikes strapped onto regular shoes used to break up compacted soil in lawns. Aerenchyma : This is ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

AERATOK AERATOR. ment of the metallic cap to which the fountain-head is screwed. In Piun-r's apparatus for aerating liquids, September 10, 1867, comes down the air; the latter is expelled as the plunger reaches .1 the convex bottom, and is ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

adherence / aerator 1 1 adherence - 1 ) holding fast or sticking; 2) to follow faithfully, as in a set of plans or rules. adherend-one of the surfaces held to another by an adhesive. adhesion - 1) a firm attachment; 2) the molecular attraction exerted ...

Google previewSasol Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology (2004)

by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

aerator In an aquarium, in which the number of animals is often much higher than under natural conditions, the animals ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1R1A1T1O1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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