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
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.
Today Venus is a smoldering death trap, with a thick atmosphere that traps heat in an extreme version of Earth's own global warming effect.
Keep reading here, as Ed explains the science behind the glowworms’ beauty—which, for insects, conceals a death trap.
In Hollywood, eight nursing home residents died after the air conditioning in their facility failed, turning it into a sweltering death trap.
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First Known Use of death trap
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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