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channelize

[chan-l-ahyz] /ˈtʃæn lˌaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), channelized, channelizing.
1.
to channel.
Also, especially British, channelise.
Origin of channelize
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; channel1 + -ize
Related forms
channelization, noun
nonchannelized, adjective
unchannelized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for channelized

channelize

/ˈtʃænəlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to guide through or as if through a channel; provide a channel for
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