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man·hole

 (măn′hōl′)
n.
A hole, usually with a cover, through which a person may enter a sewer, boiler, drain, or similar structure.

manhole

(ˈmænˌhəʊl)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) Also called: inspection chamber a shaft with a removable cover that leads down to a sewer or drain
2. (General Engineering) a hole, usually with a detachable cover, through which a man can enter a boiler, tank, etc

man•hole

(ˈmænˌhoʊl)

n.
a hole, usu. with a cover, giving access to a sewer, drain, steam boiler, etc.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manhole - a hole (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structuremanhole - a hole (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structure
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
manhole cover - a flush iron cover for a manhole (as in a street)
Translations
فُتْحَة الدُّخول إلى المَجاري لإصْلاحِها
kanalizační šachtaprůlez
=-dækselkloakdæksel
šaht
op aî holræsi
menholrögar

manhole

[ˈmænhəʊl]
B. CPD manhole cover Ntapa f de registro, tapa f de alcantarilla

manhole

[ˈmænhəʊl] nbouche f d'égout manhole covermanhole cover nplaque f d'égout

manhole

nKanal- or Straßenschacht m; (in boiler etc) → Mannloch nt, → Einsteigöffnung f

manhole

[ˈmænˌhəʊl] nbotola stradale

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.
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He explained how a man hole 30m deep and 10m wide would be dug.
By ISLAMABAD, November 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The open man hole on Murree road near Mareer chowk is causing inconvenience for people of the area and had caused several incidents.
Officers searched the area and discovered a "substantial" amount of cable, and a man hiding in a man hole.
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Arthur Lake III, the legendary Man Hole proprietor, reports from Hawaii that the widely-heard rumors of his death are greatly exaggerated.
Tenders are invited for KPGC 307 Providing protection arrangement to the man hole portion (penstock route) and construction of RR masonry for prevention of rock fall at Sarkarpathy Power House.
RAWALPINDI, September 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The open man hole on Murree road near Mareer chowk is causing inconvenience for people of the area and had caused several incidents.
Meanwhile, The Oracle (Johnny Vegas) visits the Old Town and adds more fuel to the rumours about his sexuality when he visits a lively bar called The Man Hole.
The burst on the Gateshead side of the Redheugh Bridge was so severe that the water level lifted man hole covers and cracked the road surface.
Tenders are invited for Cleaning Of Sewer Line, Man Hole, Sump Well, Septic Tank Of Various Colonies And Service Buildings At Kanpur In The Section Of Sse/W/Stn, Cpc, Hq, Juhi & Spl-I Under Aden/Hq/I/Cnb & Aden/Hq-Ii/Cnb.
RAWALPINDI, September 01, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The open man hole on Murree road near Mareer chowk is causing inconvenience for people of the area and had caused several incidents.