off-gassing

noun

off-gas·​sing ˈȯf-ˌga-siŋ How to pronounce off-gassing (audio)
: the emission of especially noxious gases (as from a building material)

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of off-gassing was in 1965

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Cite this Entry

“Off-gassing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-gassing. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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