- 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
Related Words for channelledfunnel, siphon, carry, convey, transmit, transport, pipe, route, send, conduct, traject
Examples from the Web for channelled
Historical Examples of channelled
The stem is compressed and villous, often channelled, nearly erect.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Triglyph, the channelled feature in the frieze of the Doric order.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
She dived into it, stumbling now and again into the gutter which channelled it.Nicanor - Teller of Tales
C. Bryson Taylor
The bases, found in position, are channelled like those of Persia.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
Langhans has described this appearance as channelled fibrin.
- 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