[dey-gah; French duh-gah] /deɪˈgɑ; French dəˈgɑ/ Show IPA
Hilaire Germain Edgar, 1834–1917, French impressionist painter.
—vb , -gases, -gasses, -gassing, -gassed
(tr) to remove gas from (a container, vacuum tube, liquid, adsorbent, etc)
(intr) to lose adsorbed or absorbed gas by desorption
Degas (ˈdeɪɡɑː, French dəɡɑ)
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