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Definition of Channel

Channel
Channel Chan"nel, n. [OE. chanel, canel, OF. chanel, F. chenel, fr. L. canalis. See Canal.] 1. The hollow bed where a stream of water runs or may run. 2. The deeper part of a river, harbor, strait, etc., where the main current flows, or which affords the best and safest passage for vessels. 3. (Geog.) A strait, or narrow sea, between two portions of lands; as, the British Channel. 4. That through which anything passes; means of passing, conveying, or transmitting; as, the news was conveyed to us by different channels. The veins are converging channels. --Dalton. At best, he is but a channel to convey to the National assembly such matter as may import that body to know. --Burke. 5. A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column. 6. pl. [Cf. Chain wales.] (Naut.) Flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel, to increase the spread of the shrouds and carry them clear of the bulwarks. Channel bar, Channel iron (Arch.), an iron bar or beam having a section resembling a flat gutter or channel. Channel bill (Zo["o]l.), a very large Australian cuckoo (Scythrops Nov[ae]hollandi[ae]. Channel goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Channel
Channel Chan"nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Channeled, or Channelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Channeling, or Channelling.] 1. To form a channel in; to cut or wear a channel or channels in; to groove. No more shall trenching war channel her fields. --Shak. 2. To course through or over, as in a channel. --Cowper.

Meaning of Channel from wikipedia

- Look up channel or Channel in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Channel, channels, channeling, etc., may refer to: Channel (geography), in physical geography...
- Channel 4 is a British free-to-air public broadcast television network. It began its transmission on 2 November 1982 and was established to provide a...
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- First Channel (Georgian: პირველი არხი), also called 1TV, is a Georgian television channel owned and operated by Georgian Public Broadcasting, launched...
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- In broadcasting, a channel or frequency channel is a designated radio frequency (or, equivalently, wavelength), ****igned by a competent frequency ****ignment...