aerated aerated

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of a liquid) treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification
  2. (adj) supplied with carbon dioxide

Usage(s):

  1. The London car bombs were fuel-air explosive bombs--designed to produce a huge fireball by igniting aerated liquid gasoline.
  2. Their jaws dropped even lower when she cruised face down on the surface, aerated by a snorkel tube, and skewered fish with a spear.
  3. After fumigation the ship must be aerated, dead rats searched out.

News

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Quotes

  1. "I've been brought up in an atmosphere where we don't use artificial foods articles, sweeteners, spices, etc. In our home, sugar is called 'white poison'. We use only gur (jaggery). I don't take aerated drinks, chocolates and junk food. And yes, no...
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Asin Thottumkal Source: Sify

  2. "Synchrotron x-rays allow our leading scientists to see for the first time what happens when mammals take their first breath," Mr Jennings said. "It's not well understood how our lungs go from a fluid to an aerated state when we are born and...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Gavin Jennings Source: Media Newswire (press release)

  3. Achuthanandan said: "Recent studies have shown that aerated soft drinks (Coke and Pepsi) contain pesticide residues that are harmful to humans and the government has decided to ban the sale and production of the soft drinks in the state."
    on Aug 9, 2006 By: VS Achuthanandan Source: Times of India

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