Definition of aerated in English:

aerated

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛəreɪtɪd
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of a liquid) made effervescent by being charged with carbon dioxide or some other gas: aerated spring water
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    • Appearing frothy and fairly solid, foams are actually aerated liquids - liquids combined with air.
    • Oh no sire, he was drinking aerated water.
    • The drinks bottles contained a wide range of beverages, including aerated water, ginger beer and lemonade all produced locally.
  • 2British informal Agitated, angry, or overexcited: don’t get so aerated!
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    • When you suspect someone is trying that hard to shock, it's difficult to get even mildly aerated.
    • He gets very aerated about the idea of the prime minister lying.
    • I might start a self-help group for those of us who become so aerated by airheads on the airwaves.

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