Multi-channeled



[chan-l] /ˈtʃæn l/

noun
1.
the bed of a stream, river, or other waterway.
2.
Nautical. a navigable route between two bodies of water.
3.
the deeper part of a waterway.
4.
a wide strait, as between a continent and an island.
5.
a course into which something may be directed:
He hoped to direct the conversation to a new channel.
6.
a route through which anything passes or progresses:
channels of trade.
7.
channels, the specific, prescribed, or official course or means of communication:
In an emergency he was able to reach the governor without going through channels.
8.
a groove or furrow.
9.
a means of access:
He considers the Senate a channel to the White House.
10.
Architecture.

11.
(in jazz or popular music) a bridge.
12.
a frequency band of sufficient width for one- or two-way communication from or to a transmitter used for television, radio, CB radio, telephone, or telegraph communication.
13.
Computers. a path for the transfer of signals or data within a computer or between a computer and its peripheral equipment.
14.
Digital Technology.

15.
either of the two signals in stereophonic or any single signal in multichannel sound recording and reproduction.
16.
Cell Biology. a transient opening made by a protein embedded in a cell membrane, permitting passage of specific ions or molecules into or out of the cell:
calcium channel.
17.
a tubular passage for liquids or fluids.
18.
Building Trades.

verb (used with object), channeled, channeling or (especially British) channelled, channelling.
19.
to convey through or as through a channel:
He channeled the information to us.
20.
to direct toward or into some particular course:
to channel one’s interests.
21.
to excavate as a channel.
22.
to form a channel in; groove.
verb (used without object), channeled, channeling or (especially British) channelled, channelling.
23.
to become marked by a channel:
Soft earth has a tendency to channel during a heavy rain.
/ˈtʃænəl/
noun
1.
a broad strait connecting two areas of sea
2.
the bed or course of a river, stream, or canal
3.
a navigable course through a body of water
4.
(often pl) a means or agency of access, communication, etc: to go through official channels
5.
a course into which something can be directed or moved: a new channel of thought
6.
(electronics)

7.
a tubular or trough-shaped passage for fluids
8.
a groove or flute, as in the shaft of a column
9.
(computing)

10.
short for channel iron
verb -nels, -nelling, -nelled (US) -nels, -neling, -neled
11.
to provide or be provided with a channel or channels; make or cut channels in (something)
12.
(transitive) to guide into or convey through a channel or channels: information was channelled through to them
13.
to serve as a medium through whom the spirit of (a person of a former age) allegedly communicates with the living
14.
(transitive) to exhibit the traits of (another person) in one’s actions
15.
(transitive) to form a groove or flute in (a column, etc)
/ˈtʃænəl/
noun
1.
(nautical) a flat timber or metal ledge projecting from the hull of a vessel above the chainplates to increase the angle of the shrouds
/ˈtʃænəl/
noun
1.
the Channel, short for English Channel
n.

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.
v.

1590s, “to wear channels in,” from channel (n.). Meaning “convey in a channel” is from 1640s. Related: Channeled; channeling.
channel
(chān’əl)

noun

A vein, usually in the crook of the elbow or the instep, favored for the injection of narcotics; main line (1950s+ Narcotics)

verb

(1.) The bed of the sea or of a river (Ps. 18:15; Isa. 8:7). (2.) The “chanelbone” (Job 31:22 marg.), properly “tube” or “shaft,” an old term for the collar-bone.

In addition to the idiom beginning with channel

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