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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manholenoun

    a hole (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structure


  1. manholenoun

    A hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations.


  1. manhole

    A manhole is a covered opening, typically a round shape, in a road, pavement or other types of surface that allows access to underground utility structures such as sewers, storm drains, electric conduits, gas lines or telecommunications systems. It is large enough for a person to pass through for inspection, maintenance, or repairs. The cover is designed to prevent accidental or unauthorized access.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manholenoun

    a hole through which a man may descend or creep into a drain, sewer, steam boiler, parts of machinery, etc., for cleaning or repairing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhole in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of manhole in a Sentence

  1. Bruno Simões:

    It’s important to remember that in his statement to police said he got a checkbook, used only two checks and threw the rest of the checkbook in a manhole, i don’t believe that, I believe he defrauded other companies and other people.

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    A moan
    B aggravate
    C embark
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