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outgas

[out-gas, out-gas] /ˈaʊtˌgæs, ˌaʊtˈgæs/ Chemistry
verb (used with object), outgassed, outgassing.
1.
to remove (adsorbed or occluded gases), usually by heat or reduced pressure.
verb (used without object), outgassed, outgassing.
2.
to lose gas.
Origin of outgas
1920-1925
1920-25; out- + gas
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outgas

/ˌaʊtˈɡæs/
verb -gases, -gasses, -gassing, -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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