Definition of manhole in English:

manhole

Line breaks: man|hole
Pronunciation: /ˈmanhəʊl
 
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noun

A small covered opening in a paved area allowing access beneath, especially one leading to a sewer: they were to go down a manhole and then search the sewers [as modifier]: manhole cover
More 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.

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