or de-aer·ate

[dee-air-eyt, -ey-uh-reyt]

verb (used with object), de·aer·at·ed, de·aer·at·ing.

to remove air or gas from.
to remove bubbles from (a liquid, as boiler feedwater), as by mechanical agitation in a vacuum or by heating at atmospheric pressure.

Nearby words

  1. deadrise,
  2. deadweight,
  3. deadweight tonnage,
  4. deadwood,
  5. deadwork,
  6. deaf,
  7. deaf aid,
  8. deaf as a post,
  9. deaf without speech,
  10. deaf-and-dumb

Origin of deaerate

First recorded in 1785–95; de- + aerate

Related formsde·aer·a·tion, nounde·aer·a·tor [dee-air-ey-ter, -ey-uh-rey-] /diˈɛər eɪ tər, -ˈeɪ əˌreɪ-/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019