Definition of gas chamber in English:

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gas chamber

Pronunciation: /ˈɡas ˈˌCHāmbər/


An airtight room that can be filled with poisonous gas as a means of execution.
Example sentences
  • This is best done by storing in an inert gas chamber or in a vacuum chamber.
  • There was a gas chamber and furnace room in one barracks.
  • After a few months of work, they received the same fate in the gas chamber or were killed by firing squads.

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Syllabification: gas cham·ber

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