What is another word for gas chamber?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈas t͡ʃˈe͡ɪmbə] (IPA)

The term "gas chamber" refers to a device used to execute people by exposing them to poisonous gases. Unfortunately, there are a number of synonyms for this gruesome device. Some of the more common synonyms include the lethal injection chamber, the cyanide capsule container, and the carbon monoxide chamber. Other possible alternatives include the hydrogen sulfide chamber, the nitrogen oxide apparatus, and the halothane inhalation device. Regardless of the specific term used, these are all sinister devices that have been used throughout history to carry out executions. As such, they serve as a stark reminder of the dangers of unchecked power and brutality.

What are the hypernyms for Gas chamber?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    death chamber, execution chamber, execution room, killing chamber.

Famous quotes with Gas chamber

  • For us, genocide was the gas chamber - what happened in Germany. We were not able to realize that with the machete you can create a genocide.
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  • I expected to die. At no time before the trial did I expect to escape with my life. Yet being executed in the gas chamber did not necessarily mean defeat. It could be one more step to bring the community to a higher level of consciousness.
    Huey Newton

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