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English definition of “outgas”


verb [I/T]    /ˈɑʊtˌɡæs, ˌɑʊtˈɡæs/
earth science to release gases and water in the form of gas from hot liquid rock into the air
(Definition of outgas verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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