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channels, plural;
  1. Direct toward a particular end or object
    • - advertisers channel money into radio
  2. Guide along a particular route or through a specified medium
    • - many countries channel their aid through charities
  3. (of a person) Serve as a medium for (a spirit)

  4. Emulate or seem to be inspired by
    • - Meg Ryan plays Avery as if she's channeling Nicole Kidman
  5. Form channels or grooves in
    • - the lower jawbone is deeply channeled
  1. A length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, esp. two seas

  2. The navigable part of a waterway
    • - buoys marked the safe limits of the channel
  3. A hollow bed for a natural or artificial waterway

  4. The English Channel

  5. A narrow gap or passage
    • - a channel opened up between two lines of cars
  6. A tubular passage or duct for liquid

  7. An electric circuit that acts as a path for a signal
    • - an audio channel
  8. A groove or flute, esp. in a column

  9. The semiconductor region in a field-effect transistor that forms the main current path between the source and the drain

  10. A band of frequencies used in radio and television transmission, esp. as used by a particular station

  11. A service or station using such a band
    • - a shopping channel
  12. A medium for communication or the passage of information
    • - they didn't apply through the proper channels

  1. a path over which electrical signals can pass; "a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
  2. impart: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
  3. direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad audience"
  4. a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through; "the fields were crossed with irrigation channels"; "gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street"
  5. transmit: send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
  6. groove: a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
  7. In broadcasting, a channel is a range of frequencies (or, equivalently, wavelengths) assigned by a government for the operation of a particular television station or radio station. In common usage, the term also may be used to refer to the station operating on a particular frequency.
  8. A price channel is a pair of parallel trend lines that form a chart pattern for a stock or commodity. Channels may be horizontal, ascending or descending. ...
  9. The meridian is a concept central to traditional Chinese medical techniques such as acupuncture, and to martial arts such as tai chi and qigong. According to these practices, there are channels along which the energy or qi of the psychophysical system is considered to flow. ...
  10. In telecommunications and computer networking, a communication channel, or channel, refers either to a physical transmission medium such as a wire, or to a logical connection over a multiplexed medium such as a radio channel. ...
  11. Color digital images are made of pixels, and pixels are made of combinations of primary colors. A channel in this context is the grayscale image of the same size as a color image, made of just one of these primary colors. ...
  12. In association football, channels are certain parts of the pitch.
  13. The physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks; The natural or man-made deeper course through a reef, bar, bay, or any shallow body of water; The navigable part of a river; A narrow body of water between two land masses; A connection between initiating and terminating ...
  14. (channels) Formal lines of command and procedure
  15. (Channels) The routes or methods used to reach the target audience. (See Interpersonal channel, Small group channel, Organizational channel, Community channel, Mass-reach media channel)
  16. (CHANNELS) Broad pieces of plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel. Used for spreading the lower rigging. (See CHAINS.)
  17. (Channels) A channel automates the delivery of information from your favourite web sites directly to your computer. This allows you to keep up-to-date with information supplied by the channel provider without you having to connect to their web site.
  18. (Channels) A channel is an invisible passageway for the flow of energy throughout the body. It is sometimes called a meridian. The channel concept is part of the overall Eastern or Asian approach to medicine.
  19. (Channels) A marketing term describing the different sources for client business. For example, direct mail, telesales, cross-sell, take-one, and campus table displays are typical channels for selling credit cards.
  20. (Channels) A measure of the number of separate signals that can be handled by a Tx and/or Rx. This usually refers to the number of separate control surfaces or servos/speed controllers a Tx can control, so typically a simple helicopter will need at least four channels.
  21. (Channels) Any series of firms or individuals that participate in the movement/flow of goods and services from producer to final user.
  22. (Channels) Each image is divided up into separate channels and then recombined before being sent to the output device. An output device is most usually a screen. The channels that are used when rendering images to a screen are Red, Green, and Blue. ...
  23. (Channels) Every 3D object has Translate, Rotate and Scale channels which are keyable attributes. This is how 3D objects are animated – by keying the objects channels.
  24. (Channels) I use mono for previews and stereo for everything else
  25. (Channels) Methods by which a seller communicates to its potential buyer or consumer.