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aerate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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aerateaer‧ate /ˈeəreɪt $ ˈer-/ verb [transitive] technical  Tto put a gas or air into a liquid or into soil
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Examples from the Corpus
aerateThis turn is followed immediately by tedder or hay forks and the swathes fluffed up and aerated.As they do best if the water is aerated only half fill the aquarium.It is then shaken out with fork or machine to aerate the hay and allow the wind to pass through it.There is a fountain to aerate the pond as well as plants.To help minimise problems a ball airstone powered by a Hoffman pump has been introduced to aerate the water.As well as scarifying to clear out thatch, we aerate to let air into the turf and release surface water.Always aerate your system adequately especially when keeping Marines.
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Verb table
aerate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyaerate
he, she, itaerates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyaerated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave aerated
he, she, ithas aerated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad aerated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill aerate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have aerated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam aerating
he, she, itis aerating
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you, we, theyare aerating
Past
I, he, she, itwas aerating
you, we, theywere aerating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been aerating
he, she, ithas been aerating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been aerating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be aerating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been aerating
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