[ air-ey-ter, ey-uh-rey- ]
/ ˈɛər eɪ tər, ˈeɪ əˌreɪ- /
an apparatus for aerating water or other fluids.
a device for introducing air into a bin of wheat or other grain in order to prevent the accumulation of moisture, keeping it free of fungi and insects.
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Example sentences from the Web for aerator
An aerator is used before filtration during the summer, when algae are likely to develop in the reservoir.