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gas chamber

noun

Simple Definition of gas chamber

  • : a room in which prisoners are killed by poisonous gas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gas chamber

  1. :  a chamber in which prisoners are executed by poison gas

1933

First Known Use of gas chamber

1933


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