By IAN URBINA In the past year thieves have stolen hundreds of covers and grates, which are increasingly valuable as scrap.
A covered opening in a street which provides access for cleaning and repairing of a sewer beneath, or for repairing a conduit for electric underground piping or electric cables.
manhole Show phonetics
a covered opening in a road which a worker can enter in order to reach underground pipes, wires or drains which need to be examined or repaired:
a manhole cover
━━ n. （暖炉の）火格子, 火床; 暖炉; ＝grating2.
n. - 人孔, 檢修孔
|Far-Fetched Facts A Parable of Development Aid By Richard Rottenburg; Translated by Allison Brown and Tom Lampert|
A fictionalized ethnographic study of development aid in sub-Saharan Africa that focuses on technologies of inscription in the interactions of development banks, international experts, and local managers.
Not readily believable because of improbable elements therein: a far-Line breaks:
the theory sounded bizarre and far-fetchedfetched analogy; a far-fetched excuse.