manhole cover


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Noun1.manhole cover - a flush iron cover for a manhole (as in a street)manhole cover - a flush iron cover for a manhole (as in a street)
manhole - a hole (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structure
cover, top - covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle"
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manhole cover

ntombino, chiusino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The boatswain could get in, therefore, without coming out on deck at all; but to his great surprise he found he could induce no one to help him in taking off the manhole cover. He groped for it all the same, but one of the crew lying in his way refused to budge.
A RETIRED nurse is celebrating after 14-months of frustration over a noisy manhole cover outside her home was resolved after a phone call to the Echo.
Firefighters removed one manhole cover and were able to reach five of the ducklings.
First of all, they less heavy compared to the steel ones and at the same time, they are capable of supporting the same wheel loads as a cast iron manhole cover.
Milan Zezula, from Macclesfield, said he skidded on a manhole cover on a bend at Turnshawflat, hit a car coming in the opposite direction and ended up colliding with a wall on the side of the carriageway.
A LOOSE manhole cover caused delays for EIGHT HOURS on the M60.
Watch Commander Robin Ferguson (left) at the Edgerton manhole cover incident Shooting flames from manhole shocks locals FLAMES four to five feet high shocked Edgerton residents and commuters when they began leaping out of the pavement.
The Sewper manhole cover system was introduced to the market in September and is now available.
I have an unsightly manhole cover in my back garden.
A COLLAPSED manhole cover caused delays on the A66 near Middlesbrough yesterday.
A MANHOLE cover which doubled as a map was a hit at an exhibition on how life has - and will- change on urban Tyneside.
A WORKMAN has died after being hit in the face by a manhole cover on a building site at a primary school.