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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


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

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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 previewPacific Shore Fishing (1985)

by Michael R. Sakamoto

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 When the stem is inserted into the heap and withdrawn, the hinged wings flare out, snagging on and rearranging the organic matter ...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 tip of the faucet spout that mixes air and water. It can become clogged with dirt and minerals on the screen and disc and impede the movement of water in your faucet, so it needs to be cleaned regularly to ...

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

by Thomas M. Pankratz

OTA® Aerator Rotor aerator by Scoti-Zahner, Inc. Oxidator Combination aeration, flocculation and ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

Aerator 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 minerals or using ...

Google previewPlumbing Illustrated Dictionary (2007)

by John Thompson

The de-aerator removes any air from the pipeline dispersing it to atmosphere. See Oil-supply system n Tigerloop de- aerator deformation 1 Builder's opening 2 Fireplace recess decommissioning Taking a.

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

AERATOR. Fig. 44 Rotary Seam-Engine, lative effect is eventually utilized upon the main shaft, on which is the pinion. See Reaction Steam-Engine. jE-ol'o-phon. The seraphine ; the predecessor of the melodeon and parlor organ. JE'o-lua.

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

aerator Amechanical device that introduces ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

aerate aerate aerated water aerated water making apparatus aerating pumps for aquaria aeration aerator aerator aerial aerial aerial aerial and Surface spreading of fertilizers aerial conveyors aerial perspective aerial robots aerial Surveying ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

The movement of the waste- water and aeration along the ditch is facilitated by a brush type or vertical rotor aerator, which ensures a fluid velocity of about 0.3m/ sec so that the mixed liquor solids are not settled out in the channels. Contact ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

coke tray aerator An aerator where water is sprayed or flows over coke-filled trays. cold (1) An acute ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Ecology and the Environment (2009)

by Jill Bailey

aerator A tank, usually of concrete, through which air is ...

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 previewComplete Encyclopedia of the Freshwater Aquarium (2001)

by John Dawes

Air bubbles from an aerator or venturi can be replaced by some other form of "turbulence- generator," such ...

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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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