Meaning of “give off something” in the English Dictionary

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"give off something" in American English

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give off something

phrasal verb with give us /ɡɪv/ verb present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given

to produce something as a result of a natural process:

The forest fire gave off thick black smoke.

(Definition of “give off something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)