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

1920–25; getter + -ing1 Unabridged
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Consequently, these processes are designed to optimize impurity gettering in commercial solar cell fabrication.
It is much harder to remove impurities with gettering or other processes if the impurities are in defect clusters.
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