Definitions

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  • n. A small manhole.

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Examples

  • Starting tomorrow morning, all non-emergency hydro workers will be assigned to check and repair every ground plate, also known as a handwell, in the city.

    Toronto Mike's Blog

  • About a week ago, five students from Regent Park / Duke of York Junior Public School were zapped by a handwell, causing Toronto Hydro to ramp up efforts to replace the street fixtures.

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  • Both dogs stepped on handwell covers that were electrified with stray voltage from nearby hydro poles.

    Toronto Sun

  • He said putting down sand, not salt, near handwell covers could help with Hydro's massive mobilization of resources to replace the metal covers with rubber ones.

    Toronto Sun

  • A group of school children were shocked -- one more than others -- while walking over one of Toronto Hydro's 15,000 metal handwell plates Thursday near Dundas and Sumach Sts. The plates look like mini manhole covers on the sidewalk near the bases of street lamps, hydro poles and other structures requiring electricity.

    Toronto Sun

  • A child got shocked earlier today after stepping on a handwell at the corner of Dundas and Sumach Streets.

    Toronto Mike's Blog

  • Hydro workers will resolve the problem by encasing all handwell wiring in rubber and plastic to create a water-tight barrier.

    Toronto Mike's Blog

  • The youngster was with friends heading back from a school field trip when he may have suffered exposure or shocks from a handwell at Dundas and Sumach.

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  • Récemment, dans le cadre d’un travail sur l’installation de câbles de fibres optiques, j’ai rencontré l’expression “handwell”.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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