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chan·nel

channel

 
 
pronunciation:
chae nl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, narrow body of water that joins two larger bodies of water.
A large, natural channel separates England from France.They dug a channel between the pond and the creek.
 
synonyms:
waterway
similar words:
aqueduct, canal, inlet, narrows, passage, sluice, strait
definition 2: the deepest part of a body of water.
The chart shows how deep the channel of the river is.
similar words:
waterway
definition 3: a frequency band used by radio or television stations.
Many people use a remote control to change TV channels.
similar words:
frequency, station
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: channels, channeling, channeled
definition: to make a channel in.
They channeled the land and let it fill with water.
similar words:
excavate, groove
derivation: channeler (n.)
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