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gas chamber Line breaks: gas cham|ber

Definition of gas chamber in English:


An airtight room that can be filled with poisonous gas to kill people or animals, associated particularly with Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War.
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  • 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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