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Hilaire Germain Edgar . 1834-- 1917, French impressionist painter and sculptor, noted for his brilliant draughtsmanship and ability to convey movement, esp in his studies of horse racing and ballet dancers
To drive out and exhaust the gases occluded in the internal parts of an electron tube or other gastight apparatus, generally by heating during evacuation.
To remove gas from a liquid or solid.