gas chamber

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

Origin:
1935–40

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

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gas chamber

method of executing condemned prisoners by lethal gas

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