Aeration


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aeration

[e′rā·shən]
(engineering)
Exposing to the action of air.
Causing air to bubble through.
Introducing air into a solution by spraying, stirring, or similar method.
Supplying or infusing with air, as in sand or soil.
(food engineering)
Charging a liquid with some gas, such as water with carbon dioxide (soda water).
(mining engineering)
The introduction of air into the pulp in a flotation cell to form air bubbles.

Aeration

Exposing water to the air; often results in the release into the atmosphere of gaseous impurities found in polluted water.

aeration

1. Exposing a substance to circulating air.
2. In landscape architecture, the addition of air into the soil; may be implemented by a plow-like mechanism or by the addition of an air-entrained material, such as vermiculite or peat moss, during the soil-conditioning process.
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LASSERAN (1981) and SILVA (1995) stated that the aeration is always possible when the outdoor air temperature is lower than that of the grain mass.
Traditionally, the use of afternoon aeration aims to prevent the estratification of the water column and thereby the formation of toxic gases, as demonstrated by Kimpara et al.
Energy typically represents 28 per cent of the operating costs of water industry operations, with aeration accounting for 55 per cent of this.
The special 3D mesh structure not only allows maximum aeration, but also retains air for a short period of time, making the feet comfortably warm in the winter.
Properties of Gravity and Aeration Filled Specimens at 30, 33 and 35% Compactability Levels AFS TEST Gravity-Filled Lake Aeration-Filled Lake Sand Sand Comparability 30 33 35 30 33 35 (1.
To find out, they used bins located at the ARS center to compare "pressure aeration"--which uses fans to push ambient air from the bottom of grain storage bins upwards, and "suction aeration," which involves reversing the fans to pull air from the top downward.
2, significant changes become visible in the values of turbidity TRB measured according to the aeration taking place or the procedures of stopping and/or stirring.
Spiking is a form of aeration that makes deep holes in your lawn.
ext] is the volumetric flow rate of aeration gas divided by the cross-sectional area of the horizontal leg.
The amount of additional oxygen water can hold through the aeration process is a function of temperature, altitude, and salinity.
Whether it is a small pool with a few ornamental fish in it or a large pond with varied uses, all ponds can benefit from aeration.