Pronunciation: (dē-gas'), [key]
—v.t., -gassed, -gas•sing.
1. to free from gas.
2. Electronics.to complete the evacuation of gases in (a vacuum tube).
Pronunciation: (dā-gä'; Fr. du-gä'), [key]
Hi•laire Ger•main Ed•gar Pronunciation: (ē-ler' zher-man' ed-gar'), [key] 1834–1917, French impressionist painter.
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