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tr.v. de·gassed, de·gas·sing, de·gas·ses or de·gas·es
To remove gas from.
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vb, -gases, -gasses, -gassing or -gassed
1. (General Physics) (tr) to remove gas from (a container, vacuum tube, liquid, adsorbent, etc)
2. (Chemistry) (intr) to lose adsorbed or absorbed gas by desorption
deˈgasser n


(ˈdeɪɡɑː; French dəɡɑ)
(Biography) Hilaire Germain Edgar (ilɛr ʒɛrmɛ̃ ɛdɡar). 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
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(deɪˈgɑ, də-)

Hilaire Germain Edgar, 1834–1917, French impressionist painter.
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Past participle: degassed
Gerund: degassing

I degas
you degas
he/she/it degases/degasses
we degas
you degas
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I degassed
you degassed
he/she/it degassed
we degassed
you degassed
they degassed
Present Continuous
I am degassing
you are degassing
he/she/it is degassing
we are degassing
you are degassing
they are degassing
Present Perfect
I have degassed
you have degassed
he/she/it has degassed
we have degassed
you have degassed
they have degassed
Past Continuous
I was degassing
you were degassing
he/she/it was degassing
we were degassing
you were degassing
they were degassing
Past Perfect
I had degassed
you had degassed
he/she/it had degassed
we had degassed
you had degassed
they had degassed
I will degas
you will degas
he/she/it will degas
we will degas
you will degas
they will degas
Future Perfect
I will have degassed
you will have degassed
he/she/it will have degassed
we will have degassed
you will have degassed
they will have degassed
Future Continuous
I will be degassing
you will be degassing
he/she/it will be degassing
we will be degassing
you will be degassing
they will be degassing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been degassing
you have been degassing
he/she/it has been degassing
we have been degassing
you have been degassing
they have been degassing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been degassing
you will have been degassing
he/she/it will have been degassing
we will have been degassing
you will have been degassing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been degassing
you had been degassing
he/she/it had been degassing
we had been degassing
you had been degassing
they had been degassing
I would degas
you would degas
he/she/it would degas
we would degas
you would degas
they would degas
Past Conditional
I would have degassed
you would have degassed
he/she/it would have degassed
we would have degassed
you would have degassed
they would have degassed
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Noun1.Degas - French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
Verb1.degas - remove gas from
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
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References in classic literature ?
I longed to possess a Sisley and a Degas, and I worshipped Manet.
They talked of the places they had been to in the summer, of studios, of the various schools; they mentioned names which were unfamiliar to Philip, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, Degas. Philip listened with all his ears, and though he felt a little out of it, his heart leaped with exultation.
Housed in a purpose-built installation in the L'Atelier Bistro, 'Danse Dessin' consists of 26 studies of movement and dance, accompanied by five videos explaining Degas' work and life.
Camille Laurens's slim yet engulfing book ignited by one of Edgar Degas's most famous works, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, serves as a reminder that even if we can't find all the answers, we can--and ought to--ask the questions.
None of the former Impressionists, however, was as ardently anti-Dreyfusard and, it would seem, as anti-Semitic as Edgar Degas. When a model in Degas' studio expressed doubt that Dreyfus was guilty, Degas screamed at her "you are Jewish you are Jewish " and ordered her to put on her clothes and leave, even though he was told that the woman was actually Protestant.
From the first exhibition of Little Dancer to the bohemian arrondissement where Degas worked to the backstage tragedies of girls known as "rats," who were pushed into dancing out of poverty and then into sexual trysts with would-be patrons, Laurens vividly recreates an atmosphere where childhood, as it's now regarded, never existed, and where Degas, despite being grouped with the impressionists, sought a realism that sparked outrage.
Breaking with the traditional Salon, Degas was one of 30 artists who had works in the first Impressionist exhibition in 1 874.
It is currently back home in the MusA[c]e d'Orsay, where it will be featured in a "Degas at the Opera" exhibition in September 2019.
The French culture ministry said customs agents in Marne-la-Vallee were surprised to find a work of art bearing the signature "Degas" inside a suitcase in the bus' luggage compartment.
"In a suitcase, they discovered a work carrying the signature 'Degas' for which no passenger came forward as the owner," the ministry said.
At the core of the Fitzwilliam's centennial exhibition are the Cambridge collections: those of the museum itself, and a group of paintings and drawings acquired by the economist John Maynard Keynes at the posthumous sales of Degas's studio and private collection in 1918 and 1919, and bequeathed to King's College in 1946.
Critique: "Degas, Impressionism, and the Millinery Trade" is an original and ground breaking study that insightfully examines the fundamental role of hats and hat-makers in 19th-century culture.