deaerator

deaerate

[dee-air-eyt, -ey-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), deaerated, deaerating.
1.
to remove air or gas from.
2.
to remove bubbles from (a liquid, as boiler feedwater), as by mechanical agitation in a vacuum or by heating at atmospheric pressure.
Also, de-aerate.


Origin:
1785–95; de- + aerate

deaeration, noun
deaerator [dee-air-ey-ter, -ey-uh-rey-] , noun
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