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outgassing

[′au̇t‚gas·iŋ]
(astronomy)
The ejection of gases trapped within a planet so that they are added to the planet's atmosphere.
(engineering)
The release of adsorbed or occluded gases or water vapor, usually by heating, as from a vacuum tube or other vacuum system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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