to change from one channel on a television set to another with great or unusual frequency, especially by using a remote control.
- Channel tunnel
noun the Anglo-French railway tunnel that runs beneath the English Channel, between Folkestone and Coquelles, near Calais; opened in 1994 Also called Chunnel, Eurotunnel
verb -hops, -hopping, -hopped (intransitive) to change television channels repeatedly using a remote control device verb to travel across the English Channel for a day of shopping, sightseeing, etc. in mainland Europe, esp. France Usage Note UK; Channel-hopped, Channel-hopping, Channel-hopper n verb to use a remote control to cycle through television channels or watch several […]
the bed of a stream, river, or other waterway. Nautical. a navigable route between two bodies of water. the deeper part of a waterway. a wide strait, as between a continent and an island. a course into which something may be directed: He hoped to direct the conversation to a new channel. a route through […]
Architecture, Furniture. ornamentation with flutes or channels. the practice of professedly entering a meditative or trancelike state in order to convey messages from a spiritual guide. the bed of a stream, river, or other waterway. Nautical. a navigable route between two bodies of water. the deeper part of a waterway. a wide strait, as between […]