manhole cover

  1. a flush iron cover for a manhole (as in a street)
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How To Use manhole cover In A Sentence

  • He believed that if he stood on a manhole cover in Liverpool's Matthew Street while his two groups played live on opposite sides of the world, the converging ley lines would fill him with a powerful life force.
  • We also found drainage manhole covers raised to drain off the waters.
  • His rescue began when a neighbor heard him whimpering lifted a manhole cover and peered into the storm drain.
  • Two generators sufficed, these being "nothing more than large tanks of wood, acid-proof inside, and of sufficient strength to resist the expansive action of the gas; they were provided with suitable stopcocks for regulating the admission of the gas, and with manhole covers for introducing the necessary materials. The Dominion of the Air; the story of aerial navigation
  • The graphic city sections take you on a more detailed tour through shop signs, manhole covers and the other unfamiliar objects of urbanity.
  • Three years ago, three serious offenders escaped after throwing a loose manhole cover through a fence during exercise.
  • His love affair with manhole covers had begun. Times, Sunday Times
  • Smoke poured through manhole covers from underground sewers. Times, Sunday Times
  • A blind man once fell into a sewer because the iron manhole cover was missing.
  • Sea turtles with shells the size of manhole covers sun themselves on the beach.
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