It can also be channeled, however, to encourage equality and dignity.
Imagine the flood of money unleashed by all the people lining up at Apple stores around the world were channeled into other areas.
Kerry also channeled his inner Kanye by declaring nobody is allowed to talk but him.
Here are the best bits of Kanye wisdom, as channeled by his Twitter feed, so that you too may live your life with swag.
Those were the feelings Mitt Romney channeled in his notorious crack about the 47 percent.
Two follicles, sharp-pointed, channeled, containing many imbricated seeds each with an awn.
From the foot of this throne flowed the rivers which channeled the Lower World.
Our road lay in the green valley of the Chugwater, under the pale bluffs, channeled and seamed by the rains into strange shapes.
The difference between the recalculated prices and those in effect at the time was to be channeled into the budget by the tax.
Is it not best for me to abide in these channeled fields, and therein delight myself with the principles of Yaou and Shun?'
early 14c., "bed of running water," from Old French chanel "bed of a waterway; tube, pipe, gutter," from Latin canalis "groove, channel, waterpipe" (see canal). Given a broader, figurative sense 1530s (of information, commerce, etc.); meaning "circuit for telegraph communication" (1848) probably led to that of "band of frequency for radio or TV signals" (1928). The Channel Islands are the French Îles Anglo-Normandes.
1590s, "to wear channels in," from channel (n.). Meaning "convey in a channel" is from 1640s. Related: Channeled; channeling.
A vein, usually in the crook of the elbow or the instep, favored for the injection of narcotics; main line (1950s+ Narcotics)
(1.) The bed of the sea or of a river (Ps. 18:15; Isa. 8:7). (2.) The "chanelbone" (Job 31:22 marg.), properly "tube" or "shaft," an old term for the collar-bone.