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
a British island group in the English Channel, near the coast of France, consisting of Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, and smaller islands. 75 sq. mi. (194 sq. km). plural noun a group of islands in the English Channel, off the NW coast of France, consisting of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Brechou or Brecqhou, Sark, Herm, Jethou, and […]
- Channel op
messaging /chan’l op/ (Or “op”, “chan op”, “chop”) Someone who is endowed with privileges on a particular IRC channel. These privileges include the right to kick users, to change various status bits and to make others into CHOPs. The full form, “channel operator”, is almost never used. [Jargon File] (1998-01-08)