Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of outgas.
  • n. The slow release of gas from a solid or liquid; especially the release of gases into the atmosphere of a planet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This then raised atmospheric CO2 levels, in part by outgassing from the oceans, causing the temperature to rise further.

    Balkinization

  • The outgassing is the most likely culprit, and for some reason the pinholes will persist even after a re-coat.

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  • If this phenomenon, called "outgassing," were to kick in, it could inundate the atmosphere with carbon dioxide, perhaps doubling or tripling the effect of the past century of human industry.

    It’s Too Late to Stop Global Warming

  • So the ice is regularly being replenished possibly by a process of "outgassing" in which ice buried within the asteroid escapes slowly as vapor migrates through cracks to the surface or as vapor escapes quickly and sporadically when 24 Themis is hit by space debris.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The scientists theorize this is done by a process of "outgassing" in which ice buried within the asteroid escapes slowly as vapour migrates through cracks to the surface or as vapour escapes quickly and sporadically when 24 Themis is hit by space debris.

    Zee News : India National

  • The scientists theorize this is done by a process of "outgassing" in which ice buried within the asteroid escapes slowly as vapor migrates through cracks to the surface or as vapor escapes quickly and sporadically when 24 Themis is hit by space debris.

    Scientific Blogging

  • The scientists theorize this is done by a process of "outgassing" in which ice buried within the asteroid escapes slowly as vapor migrates through cracks to the surface or as vapor escapes quickly and sporadically when

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • It is also believed to be an important mechanism in the deglaciation process following ice ages, when atmospheric carbon concentrations are low, by "outgassing" more C02 into the atmosphere than it absorbs.

    Cincinnati Local News Headlines | WCPO.com

  • It simply implies that complex organic molecules are "outgassing" from a seafloor fissure made by a prehistoric comet collision.

    American Chronicle

  • The interior was a straight rehash of said Corolla, with the only difference being some plastics which probably wouldn't quite meet US-market standards for "outgassing".

    Speed:Sport:Life

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