Definitions for channel

Definitions for (noun) channel

Main entry: channel, distribution channel

Definition: a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors

Usage: possible distribution channels are wholesalers or small retailers or retail chains or direct mailers or your own stores

Main entry: channel

Definition: a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through

Usage: the fields were crossed with irrigation channels; gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

Main entry: channel, television channel, TV channel

Definition: a television station and its programs

Usage: a satellite TV channel; surfing through the channels; they offer more than one hundred channels

Main entry: duct, canal, channel, epithelial duct

Definition: a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

Usage: the tear duct was obstructed; the alimentary canal; poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

Main entry: transmission channel, channel

Definition: a path over which electrical signals can pass

Usage: a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company

Main entry: channel, communication channel, line

Definition: (often plural) a means of communication or access

Usage: it must go through official channels; lines of communication were set up between the two firms

Main entry: channel

Definition: 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

Usage: the ship went aground in the channel

Main entry: channel, groove

Definition: 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)

Definitions for (verb) channel

Main entry: channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport

Definition: send from one person or place to another

Usage: transmit a message

Main entry: channel, canalise, canalize

Definition: direct the flow of

Usage: channel information towards a broad audience

Main entry: carry, channel, impart, transmit, conduct, convey

Definition: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

Usage: Sound carries well over water; The airwaves carry the sound; Many metals conduct heat

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