outgas

verb out·gas \ ˈau̇t-ˌgas , ˌau̇t-ˈgas \

Definition of outgas

1 : to remove occluded gases from usually by heating; broadly : to remove gases from
2 : to remove (gases) from a material or a space
: to lose gases

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1919

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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