HyperDic: electric_chair

English > 1 sense of the expression electric chair:
NOUNartifactelectric chair, chair, death chair, hot seatan instrument of execution by electrocution
English > electric chair: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person.
Synonymschair, death chair, hot seat
Broaderinstrument of executionAn instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
Spanishsilla eléctrica, silla mortal, silla
Catalancadira elèctrica

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