Definition of outgas in English:


Syllabification: out·gas
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈɡas

verb (outgases, outgassing, outgasing, outgassed)

[with object]
Release or give off (a substance) as a gas or vapor: glue may outgas smelly volatile organic compounds [no object]: samples are heated and begin to outgas
More example sentences
  • Additionally, the foam does not outgas harmful chemicals and it offers no nutritive value to termites.
  • Synthetic carpets outgas hazardous chemicals, including neurotoxic solvents from the carpet backing and formaldehyde, a carcinogen.
  • That's good news, since vinyl outgases toxic chemicals that can cause a range of health problems.

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