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ELECTRIC CHAIR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electric chair mean? 

ELECTRIC CHAIR (noun)
  The noun ELECTRIC CHAIR has 1 sense:

1. an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person

  Familiarity information: ELECTRIC CHAIR used as a noun is very rare.


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ELECTRIC CHAIR (noun)


Sense 1electric chair [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

death chair; electric chair; hot seat; chair

Context example:

the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair

Hypernyms ("electric chair" is a kind of...):

instrument of execution (an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person)


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