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manway

[man-wey] /ˈmænˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a passage in a mine wide enough for a single person.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; man1 + way
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  • In this case the existence of the manway at the bottom of the draft tube was not recognized during the design phase.
  • These are large, spherical, rotating vessels with a manway on top.
  • Lockable to manway and fuel fill port prevents fuel contamination.
  • Several people working near the manway were exposed t.
  • Direct burial of pipeline fittings and reservoir is permitted provided the reservoir has an observation manway at grade level.
  • Have a manway installed in the tank at the same time it is lined.

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