- a flute in a column, especially one having no fillet between it and other flutes.
- any of the prominent vertical grooves in a triglyph.
- feed (def. 23): Learn how to create your own web channel.
- a web page or website that distributes frequently updated content by means of a feed: Subscribe to my YouTube channel.
- any structural member, as one of reinforced concrete, having the form of three sides of a rectangle.
- a number of such members: channel in 100-foot lengths.
- channel iron.
verb (used with object), chan·neled, chan·nel·ing or (especially British) chan·nelled, chan·nel·ling.
verb (used without object), chan·neled, chan·nel·ing or (especially British) chan·nelled, chan·nel·ling.
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Definition for channel (2 of 2)
or chain wale, chain-wale
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Example sentences from the Web for channel
So at the age of 21, Blanc channeled Chris McCandless from Into the Wild and dropped out.
Emotions once suppressed, emotions once channeled, now are let loose.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Information received from the different branches of the ISIS network is channeled up through a strict hierarchy.Darkness at Noon Prayers: Inside the Islamic Police State|Jamie Dettmer|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McDonald channeled us into Holiday's last year of life, in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.Billie Holiday, Barack Obama, and the Pain of Black Women|Joshua DuBois|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We channeled all our criminal smarts into finding ways to con the food system.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An increase in operating funds for the hospitals is to be channeled mostly into improving plant and equipment.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
How, then, could the conflicting advice be channeled into construction of an acceptable postwar racial policy?Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
Channeled pilasters, great and small, abound; they are on all four sides of the piers.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
From the foot of this throne flowed the rivers which channeled the Lower World.Myths of Greece and Rome|H. A. Guerber
The aperture is as long as the shell, is channeled at both ends, and is toothed along both margins.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for channel (1 of 3)
- a band of radio frequencies assigned for a particular purpose, esp the broadcasting of a television signal
- a path for an electromagnetic signala stereo set has two channels
- a thin semiconductor layer between the source and drain of a field-effect transistor, the conductance of which is controlled by the gate voltage
- a path along which data can be transmitted between a central processing unit and one or more peripheral devices
- one of the lines along the length of a paper tape on which information can be stored in the form of punched holes
verb -nels, -nelling or -nelled or US -nels, -neling or -neled
Derived forms of channelchanneller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for channel (2 of 3)
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Idioms and Phrases with channel
In addition to the idiom beginning with channel
- channel surfing
- go through channels