Definition of aerated in English:

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aerated

Pronunciation: /ˈɛəreɪtɪd/

adjective

1(Of a liquid) made effervescent by being charged with carbon dioxide or some other gas: aerated spring water
More example sentences
  • 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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