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Synonyms for sparge

the act of sprinkling or splashing water

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agitate by introducing air or compressed gas

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scatter with liquid

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In other words, nitrogen sparges the water to remove any dissolved oxygen and C02, and humid air in the head space is replaced by pure, inert nitrogen.
The auto-titrator sparges each sample with nitrogen, which is supposed to eliminate the need for de-gasing.
Additionally, the unloaded start valve prevents shock to down-stream components in conveying systems and allows liquids to be purged from the sparges in aeration systems on start-up.