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addaword.gifdefinition of drainspotting

the activity of looking for decorated manhole covers
In Japan, scanning the streets for colourful manhole covers has become a pastime for anyone looking to experience the distinctly Japanese visual phenomenon of 'drainspotting'.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/06/2010 11:33:00
Definition of drainspotting from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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