Definition of Manholes

1. Noun. (plural of manhole) ¹



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Definition of Manholes

1. manhole [n] - See also: manhole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manholes

mangue
mangy
manhaden
manhadens
manhair
manhairs
manhandle
manhandled
manhandles
manhandling
manhattans
manhead
manhole
manhole cover
manholes (current term)
manhoods
manhua
manhuas
manhunt
manhunters
manhunts
manhwa
manhwas
mani
mani-pedi
mani-pedis
mania

Literary usage of Manholes

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1. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"Location and Numbering of manholes.—manholes are next located on the pipes of this tentative ... The manholes should not be more than 300 to 500 feet apart, ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Use of manholes.— A manhole is an opening leading from the surface of the ground to a ... Location of manholes. — In order that workmen may use manholes for ..."

3. American Sewerage Practice by Harrison Prescott Eddy, Leonard. Metcalf (1914)
"It was not until later, however, that the value of manholes on small sewers became recognized, and the principle became established that there should be no ..."

4. Sewerage: The Designing, Constructing and Maintaining of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1922)
"manholes, INLETS, AND FLUSH-TANKS manholes. A theoretically perfect sewer might work uninterruptedly without any attention; but the construction of such a ..."

5. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction, and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1916)
"The purpose of manholes, as the name implies, is to give admittance to the ... manholes are in general built immediately above a sewer and leading from it ..."

6. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction, and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1910)
"The purpose of manholes, as the name implies, is to give admittance to the ... manholes are in general built immediately above a sewer and leading from it ..."

7. Underground Transmission and Distribution for Electric Light and Power by Edward Bernard Meyer (1916)
"Waterproofing manholes.—Few attempts seem to have been made to waterproof manholes. In a few special cases tarred paper painted over in the usual manner ..."

8. Sewer Construction by Henry Neely Ogden (1908)
"manholes. manholes, as the name would imply, are built to allow access to the sewer for the purposes of inspection or cleaning. For this reason they must be ..."

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