verb (outgases, outgassing, outgassed)[with object]
Release or give off (a substance) as a gas or vapour: glue may outgas smelly volatile organic compounds (as adjective outgassed) the outgassed products of volcanoes [no object]: samples are heated and begin to outgas
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- 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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