Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove embedded gas from (a solid), as by heating or reducing the pressure.
  • intransitive v. To lose gas, as from a solid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To release gaseous substances into the air, especially of a polymer material as it is aged or heated.

Etymologies

From out + gas. (Wiktionary)

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