Definition of aerated in English:



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

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

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