channelize

[ chan-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈtʃæn lˌaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), chan·nel·ized, chan·nel·iz·ing.

to channel.

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Also especially British, chan·nel·ise .

Origin of channelize

First recorded in 1600–10; channel1 + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM channelize

chan·nel·i·za·tion, nounnon·chan·nel·ized, adjectiveun·chan·nel·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for channelize

channelize

channelise

/ (ˈtʃænəlaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to guide through or as if through a channel; provide a channel for
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