Definition of aerated in English:



  • 1(of a liquid) made effervescent by being charged with carbon dioxide or some other gas.

    ‘aerated spring water’
    • ‘As they plunge beneath the surface of the sea they leave a glistening trail of white, aerated water behind them.’
    • ‘The specimen containers had holes on opposite sides covered with mesh to provide aerated water to the eggs.’
    • ‘The profits made from aerated water are quite as large as those from beer and spirits.’
    • ‘The drinks bottles contained a wide range of beverages, including aerated water, ginger beer and lemonade all produced locally.’
    • ‘In addition, a cube of ice melted much faster in the aerated water.’
    • ‘Appearing frothy and fairly solid, foams are actually aerated liquids - liquids combined with air.’
    • ‘Indeed, the evaluation site's old wastewater lagoon was converted into clean, aerated water.’
    • ‘Oh no sire, he was drinking aerated water.’
    • ‘Finally, gradually fold in the flour mix, making sure that the batter remains light and aerated.’
    • ‘Its diet consists of aquatic insects which are attracted to its trenches by the aerated water it leaves in its wake.’
    • ‘They were soaked in aerated water overnight at room temperature.’
    • ‘The hose extends 30 inches and has a rotating head for spray or aerated water flow.’
    • ‘Seeds were imbibed in aerated water overnight and planted in pots filled with soil.’
    • ‘The salmon boxes at the upper weir provided fast flowing well aerated water.’
    • ‘There is a little pump in it that circulates the water over a dome thing, therefore keeping it well aerated.’
    • ‘The aerated water was beyond imagination - even after the rogue set had moved through.’
    • ‘In addition, juices reconstituted with sugar and water and aerated drinks are also highly cariogenic.’
    • ‘They might not have the fizz and the pop of aerated drinks, but they certainly contain the goodness of herbs.’
    • ‘The sea water was not aerated during observations.’
    • ‘For aerated waters for mixing and giving the body, you can select from among soda, lemonade, tonic, and cola.’
    effervescent, fizzy, carbonated, gassy, bubbly, bubbling, fizzing, foaming, frothy
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  • 2British informal Agitated, angry, or overexcited.

    ‘don't get so aerated!’
    • ‘When you suspect someone is trying that hard to shock, it's difficult to get even mildly aerated.’
    • ‘He gets very aerated about the idea of the prime minister lying.’
    • ‘I might start a self-help group for those of us who become so aerated by airheads on the airwaves.’
    irate, annoyed, cross, vexed, irritated, exasperated, indignant, aggrieved, irked, piqued, displeased, provoked, galled, resentful
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