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aeration

 [ār″a´shun]
1. the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs.
2. the saturation of a liquid with air or gas.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

aeration

(ār-ā'shŭn),
The state of containing air, or the process of filling with air; inflation; in radiology, specifically, within the lung.
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aeration

(âr′ā′shən)
n.
1. Exposure to air.
2. Saturation of a fluid with air or a gas.
3. The exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the lungs.
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bioaeration

The oxidative treatment of raw sewage by the passing of air through it—in centrifugal pumps—to enhance purification by bleeding off gases.
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aer·a·tion

(ār-ā'shŭn)
The process of charging a liquid with air or gas; especially the transfer of oxygen to the blood in the lungs.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aer·a·tion

(ār-ā'shŭn)
Charging a liquid with air or gas.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In the study, the modified cone jolt test and aeration filling technology both showed they can be used to control mold quality to avoid casting defects.
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In Kansas and other south-central states, aeration is also used to manage insects in stored wheat.