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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

- Channel, channels, channeling, etc., may refer to: Channel (geography), in physical geography, a landform consisting of the outline (banks) of the path...
- Channel 4 is a British free-to-air public service television network. Its headquarters are in London, with a National HQ[clarification needed] in Leeds...
- The English Channel, also called simply the Channel, is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Southern England from northern France and links to...
- The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: îles Anglo-Normandes or îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French...
- Disney Channel (occasionally shortened as Disney) is an American pay television channel that serves as the flagship property of Disney Branded Television...
- Channeling, or channelling, may refer to: Channelling (physics), the process that constrains the path of a charged particle in a crystalline solid Metabolite...
- The Channel Tunnel (also referred to in the early days by the media as the Chunnel, French: Tunnel sous la Manche) is a 50.46-kilometre (31.35 mi) railway...
- In broadcasting, a channel or frequency channel is a designated radio frequency (or, equivalently, wavelength), ****igned by a competent frequency ****ignment...
- Sony Channel is a brand of general entertainment television channels, owned by Sony Pictures Television. It was previously known as Sony Entertainment...
- Channel 5 (Full Name : Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Station; also known as Thai TV5 or simply TV5) is a Thai free-to-air television network owned...