from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An enclosed space where a poisonous gas is emitted to kill the person inside, often as a form of execution.
- noun A similar space used for the anesthetization or killing of an animal.
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- noun a
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- noun instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals
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