Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: The physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks.
Example: The water coming out of the waterwheel created a standing wave in the channel.
Definition: The natural or man-made deeper course through a reef, bar, bay, or any shallow body of water.
Example: A channel was dredged to allow ocean-going vessels to reach the city.
Definition: The navigable part of a river.
Example: We were careful to keep our boat in the channel.
Definition: A narrow body of water between two land masses.
Example: The English Channel lies between France and England.
Definition: Something through which another thing passes; a means of conveying or transmitting.
Example: The news was conveyed to us by different channels.
Definition: A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column.
Definition: A connection between initiating and terminating nodes of a circuit.
Example: The guard-rail provided the channel between the downed wire and the tree.
Definition: The narrow conducting portion of a MOSFET transistor.
Definition: (communication) The part that connects a data source to a data sink.
Example: A channel stretches between them.
Definition: (communication) A path for conveying electrical or electromagnetic signals, usually distinguished from other parallel paths.
Example: We are using one of the 24 channels.
Definition: (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via physical separation, such as by multipair cable.
Example: The channel is created by bonding the signals from these four pairs.
Definition: (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via spectral or protocol separation, such as by frequency or time-division multiplexing.
Example: Their call is being carried on channel 6 of the T-1 line.
Definition: A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies, usually in conjunction with a predetermined letter, number, or codeword, and allocated by international agreement.
Example: KNDD is the channel at 107.7 MHz in Seattle.
Definition: A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television.
Example: NBC is on channel 11 in San Jose.
Definition: (storage) The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
Example: This chip in this disk drive is the channel device.
Definition: (technic) The way in a turbine pump where the pressure is built up.
Example: The liquid is pressurized in the lateral channel.
Definition: A distribution channel
Definition: A particular area for conversations on an IRC network, analogous to a chat room and often dedicated to a specific topic.
Definition: An obsolete means of delivering up-to-date Internet content.
Definition: A psychic or medium who temporarily takes on the personality of somebody else.