channel

channel
channel
channel1 [chan′əl]
n.
[ME chanel, canel < OFr: see CANAL]
1. the bed of a running stream, river, etc.
2. the deeper part of a river, harbor, etc.
3. a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
4. a tubelike passage for liquids
5.
a) any means of passage
b) a course through which something moves or is transmitted, conveyed, expressed, etc.
6. [pl.] the proper or official course of transmission of communications [to make a request through army channels]
7. a long groove or furrow
8. a rolled metal bar whose section is shaped thus ⊔: also channel iron (or bar)
9. a narrow band of frequencies within which a radio or television transmitting station must keep its signal to prevent interference with other transmitters
10. any path that conducts an electronic signal between two points; specif., a pathway by which data is transmitted between two computers, a mainframe and a terminal, or a computer and a peripheral
vt.
channeled or channelled, channeling or channelling
1. to make a channel or channels in
2. to flute (a pillar, column, etc.)
3. to send through a channel
4. in spiritualism, to serve as a medium for (a spirit)
channel2 [chan′əl]
n.
[orig., chain wale]
Historical any of several metal ledges on the sides of a ship used to secure the rigging and keep the ropes free of the gunwales

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Channel 5 (UK) — Channel 5 Channel 5 logo Launched 30 March 1997 (1997 03 30) Owned by Northern Shell …   Wikipedia

  • Channel S — Logo Launched 16 December 2004 Owned by Channel S Global Ltd. Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV) Slogan Working for the community Count …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 37 — is an unused television channel in countries using the M and N broadcast television system standards. Channel 37 occupies a band of UHF frequencies from 608 to 614 MHz, frequencies that are particularly important to radio astronomy.[1] In 1963,… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 70 — has been removed from television use in 1983, but was formerly used by television stations in North America which broadcast on 806 812 MHz. In the United States, channels 70 83 served primarily as a translator band containing repeater… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel — Channel, Channels, and similar terms may refer to: Channels (band), a rock band fronted by ex Jawbox singer/guitarist J. Robbins Channels (film), a 2008 film Channel, synonym for pre chorus in popular song structure Ion channel, a protein that… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 78 — has been removed from television use in 1983, but was formerly used by television stations in North America which broadcast on UHF frequencies 854 860 MHz. In the United States, channels 70 83 had served primarily as a translator band containing… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 4 — Nombre público Channel 4 Tipo de canal Televisión privada (con carácter de servicio público) Propietario Channel Four Television Corporation País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Channel 7 — may refer to: Channel 7 (musician), the musician previously known as 7 Aurelius. Seven Network, an Australian television network, Seven (UK TV channel), an independent local station in North and North East Lincolnshire, England, formerly known as …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 73 — has been removed from television use in 1983. It was formerly used by a handful of television stations in North America which broadcast on 824 830 MHz. In the United States, channel 70 83 served primarily as a translator band for repeater… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 74 — has been removed from television use in 1983, but was formerly used by television stations in North America which broadcast on 830 836 MHz. In the United States, channels 70 83 served primarily as a translator band containing repeater… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel 21 — Senderlogo Allgemeine Informationen Empfang: Kabel, Satellit, Antenne …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”