gas chamber

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

Origin of gas chamber

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby gas chamber Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gas chamber in a sentence

  • I did not care to risk contracting our gas chamber for fear of losing gas.

    Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
  • The line advanced slowly, like a gang of criminals going to the gas chamber.

    A Thought For Tomorrow | Robert E. Gilbert
  • As Tom Swift said, his new silencer had literally blown up, a large piece having been torn from the gas chamber.

    Tom Swift and his Air Scout | Victor Appleton
  • Doyle was slated for a ride down the elevator that night to the death cell behind the gas chamber.

    Criminal Negligence | Jesse Francis McComas

British Dictionary definitions for gas chamber

gas chamber

  1. an airtight room into which poison gas is introduced to kill people or animals

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