- 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.
- channel back,
- channel bass,
- channel captain,
- channel catfish,
- channel country
Origin of channel1
Examples from the Web for channelled
Langhans has described this appearance as channelled fibrin.
The bony labyrinth presents a series of cavities which are channelled through the substance of the petrous bone.
The stem is compressed and villous, often channelled, nearly erect.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The grain is orbicular, compressed, channelled at the back and enclosed within the stony, hardened and polished bract.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
This gives a plausible explanation of the channelled structure of penumbræ which suggested the comparison to a rude thatch.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
- 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