Definition of degas in English:


Line breaks: de¦gas
Pronunciation: /diːˈɡas

verb (degases, degassing, degassed)

Make or become free of unwanted or excess gas: [no object]: the summit craters were degassing freely
More example sentences
  • First, we assume that the magma degassing process is open, meaning that gas and bubbles are lost from the magma during degassing.
  • Depending on the initial volatile content of the ‘primary’ or ‘deep’ magma, volatile saturation is reached at a certain point, and the magma begins to degas.
  • Faults provide additional pathways, such as dykes, for magma transport and also may help to degas the magma during its ascent.

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