the soot of a natural gas flame, used in paints; fine carbon.
finely powdered carbon produced by burning natural gas. It is used as a pigment in paints, etc
- Channel captain
noun (marketing) the most powerful member, and often the one that decides specifications, in a channel for distributing goods (which usually consists of a manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer). The channel captain is sometimes the manufacturer but in the case of a chain store it may be the retailer
a food fish, Ictalurus punctatus, common in fresh waters throughout central U.S.
- Channel country
noun the Channel Country, an area of E central Australia, in SW Queensland: crossed by intermittent rivers and subject to both flooding and long periods of drought
- Channel grazing
noun use of a television remote control to briefly look at many channels before deciding to view a program; also called channel surfing Word Origin channel + grazing