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    channel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word channel

    Definition
    (noun) a path over which electrical signals can pass
    Example Sentence
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
    Definition
    (noun) a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    Example Sentence
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street
    Definition
    (noun) a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
    Synonyms : groove
    Definition
    (noun) a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels
    Example Sentence
    • the ship went aground in the channel
    Definition
    (noun) (often plural) a means of communication or access
    Example Sentence
    • it must go through official channels
    • lines of communication were set up between the two firms
    Definition
    (noun) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    Synonyms : canal , duct , epithelial duct
    Example Sentence
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs
    Definition
    (noun) a television station and its programs
    Example Sentence
    • a satellite TV channel
    • surfing through the channels
    • they offer more than one hundred channels
    Definition
    (noun) a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors
    Example Sentence
    • possible distribution channels are wholesalers or small retailers or retail chains or direct mailers or your own stores
    Definition
    (verb) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    Synonyms : carry , conduct , convey , impart , transmit
    Example Sentence
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat
    Definition
    (verb) direct the flow of
    Synonyms : canalise , canalize
    Example Sentence
    • channel information towards a broad audience
    Definition
    (verb) send from one person or place to another
    Example Sentence
    • transmit a message
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