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[out-gas, out-gas]Chemistry
verb (used with object), out·gassed, out·gas·sing.
  1. to remove (adsorbed or occluded gases), usually by heat or reduced pressure.
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verb (used without object), out·gassed, out·gas·sing.
  1. to lose gas.
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Origin of outgas

First recorded in 1920–25; out- + gas
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British Dictionary definitions for outgassing


verb -gases, -gasses, -gassing or -gassed
  1. to undergo or cause to undergo the removal of adsorbed or absorbed gas from solids, often by heating in free space
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