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manhole Syllabification: man·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌhōl/

Definition of manhole in English:


A small covered opening in a floor, pavement, or other surface to allow a person to enter, especially an opening in a city street leading to a sewer.
Example sentences
  • A blind man once fell into a sewer because the iron manhole cover was missing.
  • It's rusty water, leaking from conduit lines beneath a manhole cover on Riggs Road.
  • They both found a manhole cover and climbed back down into the sewer system.

Words that rhyme with manhole

girandole • rathole
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