aerification

[air-uh-fi-key-shuhn, ey-eer-]
noun
1.
an act of combining with air.
2.
the state of being filled with air.

Origin:
1840–50; aeri- + -fication

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aerify (ˈɛərɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to change or cause to change into a gas
2.  to mix or combine with air
 
aerifi'cation
 
n

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If a pH adjustment is necessary, spread a pelletized form of lime after a core aerification of the site.
To prevent the germination of weeds, aerification should not be performed during the spring.
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