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gas chamber

noun [C] uk   us  
a room that can be filled with poisonous gas in order to kill the people or animals inside it
Translations of “gas chamber”
in Korean 가스실…
in Arabic غُرفة الغاز…
in Portuguese câmara de gás…
in Catalan cambra de gas…
in Japanese ガス室(毒ガスで人や動物を殺す部屋)…
in Italian camera a gas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毒氣室…
in Russian газовая камера…
in Turkish gaz odası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毒气室…
in Polish komora gazowa…
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