verb (used with object), aer·at·ed, aer·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for aeration
Of course the renewal of the water supply, or its aeration by winds, is of importance here.
Aeration is frequently referred to in works on the Aquarium.The Book of the Aquarium and Water Cabinet|Shirley Hibberd
In this plant the aeration is conducted by blowing in air at the base of the condenser.
He sits upon the eggs just as truly as a hen does; only, he sits upon them, not for warmth, but for aeration.A Book of Natural History|Various
In hot breads of this kind, aeration is used as the leavening agent.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences