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Definition of gettering in English:
noun[mass noun] Electronics & Physics
The removal of impurities or defects with a getter.
- If a maximum permissible residual gas pressure is exceeded, the electron source is automatically shut down and a gettering process is activated.
- When the gettering medium becomes oxidized, it no longer removes the oxygen from the gas stream.
- Much has been written about gettering in the last 25 years or so, but in essence it all boils down to this.
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