gettering

[get-er-ing]

noun

the removal of residual gas from a partial vacuum by use of a getter.

Nearby words

  1. getafe,
  2. getaway,
  3. gethsemane,
  4. gethsemanic,
  5. getter,
  6. getting,
  7. getting there,
  8. getty,
  9. getty, jean paul,
  10. gettysburg

Origin of gettering

First recorded in 1920–25; getter + -ing1

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