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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An opening (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structure.

Usage examples (33)
  • Likewise, I am not convinced that manhole is better off as personhole.
  • So manhole is more acceptable to me than spokesman because manholes aren’t people.
  • He recalled a manhole explosion where a police detail saved the life of a 23-year-old trapped worker.
  • When not constructed of cast-iron, the bottoms, covers, and "manhole" lids must be 0.5 mm. thicker in each respective size. for more
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