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Degas

[dey-gah; French duh-gah] /deɪˈgɑ; French dəˈgɑ/
noun
1.
Hilaire Germain Edgar
[ee-ler zher-man ed-gar] /iˈlɛr ʒɛrˈmɛ̃ ɛdˈgar/ (Show IPA),
1834–1917, French impressionist painter.
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degas

/diːˈɡæs/
verb -gases, -gasses, -gassing, -gassed
1.
(transitive) to remove gas from (a container, vacuum tube, liquid, adsorbent, etc)
2.
(intransitive) to lose adsorbed or absorbed gas by desorption
Derived Forms
degasser, noun

Degas

/ˈdeɪɡɑː; French dəɡɑ/
noun
1.
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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