Origin of channeling
- 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.
Origin of channel1
Synonyms for channel
Examples from the Web for channeling
Contemporary Examples of channeling
Tolkien, channeling something similar, conjured the Eye of Sauron.McConaughey’s ‘Stand’—And Ours
December 5, 2014
He spends the rest of the movie struggling to clear his name and channeling Harrison Ford from The Fugitive.‘Persecuted’ Is the Christian Right’s Paranoid Wet Dream
July 22, 2014
But, at least with his new disco campaign ad, he'll be channeling Kanye West by adding some 808s to his likely heartbreak tonight.Texas's Disco Candidate For Lieutenant Governor
May 27, 2014
On campus—and even off-campus—divestment has long been a popular means of channeling outrage.Why Stanford Should Keep Its Coal Stocks
May 15, 2014
He was channeling something dark and whatever he was doing really helped the performance.
Historical Examples of channeling
In stone quarrying, jet spalling and channeling are proven techniques.The Practical Values of Space Exploration
Committee on Science and Astronautics
The popular idea that the system is antagonistic to the channeling process is a mistaken one.
The change in the channeling of public investment funds was introduced in the hope of increasing the effectiveness of their use.Area Handbook for Bulgaria
Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
In a quarry, this seam, unless a natural one, should be made by a channeling machine.
On road work, plowing and sprinkling are estimated per unit-area; and in quarry work, channeling is so estimated.
- 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
Word Origin for channel
Word Origin for channel
1590s, "to wear channels in," from channel (n.). Meaning "convey in a channel" is from 1640s. Related: Channeled; channeling.
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.
In addition to the idiom beginning with channel
- channel surfing
- go through channels