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Meaning of GAS CHAMBER

Pronunciation:  gas 'cheymbur

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals
 
 Synonyms: death chamber
 
 See Also: instrument of execution

 

 

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