Aerate (verb)

To supply air to (soil, for example) in order to improve its quality.

Origin:

From latin aer (air) + -ate (verb-forming suffix).

Examples:

  1. The farmer aerated the soil before planting the seeds.
  2. Aerating the lawn will help the grass grow better.
  3. The compost pile needed to be aerated to allow oxygen to reach the microorganisms.
  4. Aerating the wine allowed it to open up and release its full bouquet.
  5. The fish tank needed to be aerated to ensure the fish had enough oxygen.
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