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Definitions of channel:
  • noun:   a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    Example: "The fields were crossed with irrigation channels"
  • noun:   a television station and its programs
    Example: "A satellite TV channel"
  • noun:   a path over which electrical signals can pass
    Example: "A channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
  • noun:   (often plural) a means of communication or access
    Example: "It must go through official channels"
  • noun:   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
    Example: "The ship went aground in the channel"
  • noun:   a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors
    Example: "Possible distribution channels are wholesalers or small retailers or retail chains or direct mailers or your own stores"
  • noun:   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)
  • noun:   a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    Example: "Poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
  • verb:   direct the flow of
    Example: "Channel infomartion towards a broad audience"
  • verb:   send from one person or place to another
  • verb:   transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14378)

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