off-gassing

noun
off-gas·​sing | \ ˈȯf-ˌga-siŋ How to pronounce off-gassing (audio) \

Definition of off-gassing

: the emission of especially noxious gases (as from a building material)

First Known Use of off-gassing

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Off-gassing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-gassing. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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