Examples of death trap in a Sentence
That old elevator is a death trap.
The factory was a death trap with too few exits for the workers to use in case of a fire.
Recent Examples of death trap from the Web
One after another, police officials singled out fentanyl as a potential death trap not only for drug users but also for officers who could be exposed to it.
But the fire has also raised the specter that the occupations could be death traps, where squatters make improvised connections to electrical lines and do any maintenance themselves.
Even if the other crew members did not get off the boat, and went to their deaths trapped in the boat, Sowden's team doesn't expect to excavate enough to find anything.
The prehistoric black ooze that still seeps from the ground was a sticky death trap for the massive mammals that once roamed here.
The harnesses meant to keep the passengers safe on the doors-off helicopter flight had turned into death traps.
After the crash, police and fire department emergency divers, in frigid waters, discovered that the safety harnesses had become death traps.
Abandoned crab traps have been found to become death traps for more than two-dozen species of fish.
Fourteen people died after the nursing home lost power due to Hurricane Irma, and the resulting loss of air conditioning turned the nursing home into a death trap.
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DEATH TRAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of death trap for English Language Learners
: a building, vehicle, etc., that is very dangerous and could cause someone's death
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