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off–gas

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noun \ˈȯf-ˌgas\

Definition of off–gas

plural

off–gases

also

off–gasses

  1. :  a gas that is produced as a by-product of an industrial process or that is given off by a manufactured object or material Refinery off-gases from fluid catalytic cracking could be a source of ethylene. — Predicasts Technology Update

First Known Use of off–gas

1955


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off–gas

verb, transitive + intransitive

Definition of off–gas

off–gassed

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off–gassing

  1. :  to give off a typically harmful gas In addition, OSHA intends to amend the hazard communication provisions of the standard to require hazard warning labels for solid materials capable of off-gassing formaldehyde at levels between 0.1 ppm and 0.5 ppm … — Chemical & Engineering News … there have been environmental concerns about the phenol formaldehyde binders used in most engineered-wood products, which can off-gas. — Max Alexander

First Known Use of off–gas

1974


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