gas chamber

an enclosure used for the execution of prisoners by means of a poisonous gas.

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gas chamber or gas oven
an airtight room into which poison gas is introduced to kill people or animals
gas oven or gas oven

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gas chamber

method of executing condemned prisoners by lethal gas

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Hydrogen cyanide has also been used in gas chamber executions.
Therefore, all of the were grown in the gas chamber in the incubator.
The aim of the code is to study the effect of electron injection into a cylindrical gas chamber.
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