Definition of electric chair in English:

electric chair

Syllabification: e·lec·tric chair


  • A chair in which criminals sentenced to death are executed by electrocution.
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    • The legislature also passed a bill that would allow condemned death row inmates to choose between lethal injection and the electric chair for their executions.
    • He was then tried, convicted and executed in the electric chair.
    • It can deliver 100 million volts of electricity, enough juice to power 50,000 electric chairs on execution night.

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