Degas

[ dey-gah; French duh-gah ]
/ deɪˈgɑ; French dəˈgɑ /

noun

Hi·laire Ger·main Ed·gar [ee-ler zher-man ed-gar] /iˈlɛr ʒɛrˈmɛ̃ ɛdˈgar/, 1834–1917, French impressionist painter.

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British Dictionary definitions for h g edgar degas (1 of 2)

degas
/ (diːˈɡæs) /

verb -gases, -gasses, -gassing or -gassed

(tr) to remove gas from (a container, vacuum tube, liquid, adsorbent, etc)
(intr) to lose adsorbed or absorbed gas by desorption

Derived forms of degas

degasser, noun

British Dictionary definitions for h g edgar degas (2 of 2)

Degas
/ (ˈdeɪɡɑː, French dəɡɑ) /

noun

Hilaire Germain Edgar (ilɛr ʒɛrmɛ̃ ɛdɡar). 1834–1917, French impressionist painter and sculptor, noted for his brilliant draughtsmanship and ability to convey movement, esp in his studies of horse racing and ballet dancers
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