Adjective "Channeled" definition and examples

(Channeled may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtʃan(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

noun

A length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, especially two seas.
  1. 'In front of the shallow side of the eastern channel is an area of brilliant white sand which splits the reef in two.'
  2. 'The operation involves removing the pontoon by crane, dragging the silt along it's length into the channel where the dredger will suck it up and deposit it in the licensed sites out at sea.'
  3. 'The bay includes saltmarsh, shallow and open water, tidal channels, mudflats and numerous islands, and a freshwater pond.'
  4. 'Masses are deposited in tidal channels or shallow pools that retain water at low tide, and are secured in place by a long sand-mucus tether buried firmly in the substrate.'
  5. 'Aldabra is famous among divers for the currents that flow through its channels as the changing tidal height affects the water in its lagoon.'
  6. 'On islands farther out in the archipelago, across water channels that may run several miles wide, deer make up about 50 percent of the diet.'
  7. 'The race mixed the traditional rowing rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge and saw seven boats take to the channel to race the 21-mile stretch from Great Britain to France.'
  8. 'You'll kayak through a maze of fjords and tidal channels and through the ice-encrusted Cordillera Darwin and the most active tidewater glaciers in the world.'
  9. 'Diffuse seepage can occur on a wide front, especially near to the channel where the water-table joins the stream.'
  10. 'Usually these trips include passage to neighbouring Anti-Paxos, across the mile-wide channel that separates the two islands.'
  11. 'buoys marked the safe limits of the channel'
  12. 'However, local knowledge would suggest that many vessels follow the channel to the East of the Dangers.'
  13. 'A chain blocked the navigable channel, secured on one side by the city walls and on the other by a tower on an island close to the shore.'
  14. 'The original purpose of the canal was to drain the Lough Mask basin and provide a navigation channel for commercial traffic.'
  15. 'The Port Authority has stated that it was looking at undertaking some dredging to widen the shipping channel so that vessels including the Irish ferry would be able to pass the jetty at a further distance.'
  16. 'Chairman, Tom Fitzgerald, said due to the present depth of the channel, large vessels were restricted in entering the area.'
  17. 'If a vessel veers off the channel to port the light becomes red and veering to starboard shows a green light.'
  18. 'The most costly element of the dredging will be the removal of a massive rock which is located in a shallow area of the channel on the south side of the harbour.'
  19. 'The present channel is 3m deep and larger vessels can only enter the harbour in suitable tides.'
  20. 'They missed the channel and went aground, burying the vessel a good four metres into the reef.'
  21. 'There is always a good head of water maintained in the navigational channel with a maximum depth approaching 12 ft at low tide.'
  22. 'The bay areas have roads and channels that can be seen leading to the modified shore lines.'
  23. 'In the last four months, archaeologists have revealed the pool's 50m length and a channel that brought water from the Silwan Spring to the pool.'
  24. 'In addition, some power plants discharge warm water into inland channels, creating more temperate oases for manatees.'
  25. 'In time, as the Ecca Sea filled with sediment and the deltas prograded basinward, large tracts of river channels and floodplains emerged.'
  26. 'Electrical barriers, which produce an electrical field, have limited but proven use in ditches and other narrow water channels.'
  27. 'It is possible that it represents an entirely artificial channel, constructed when the marshes were drained as a replacement for this natural watercourse.'
  28. 'A few weeks ago this ice measured three metres thick and was blocking 80% of the channel in this area right down to the bottom of the river.'
  29. 'The city is crossed from east to west by the Rio Mapocho, which passes through an artificial stone channel 40m wide spanned by several bridges.'
  30. 'To power their sawmill's waterwheel, they carved out a channel which in effect created the island we know today.'
  31. 'I can believe the widespread flowing water part, but did this flowing water excavate channels and valleys or create unconformities over a long period of time?'
A band of frequencies used in radio and television transmission, especially as used by a particular station.
  1. 'The claimant then made the third radio transmission on channel seven.'
  2. 'The FCC proposes to insist that unlicensed devices in these bands should incorporate cognitive radios to identify unused channels.'
  3. 'This is much the same as the channel in radio, television, or cable TV.'
  4. 'If the U-NII device finds an operating radar, it would either move to another channel or go into sleep mode if no channels are available.'
  5. 'This effort is based on the use of fiber-optic cables or radio channels to transmit control commands to the weapons and getting information from them.'
  6. 'Data channels are just like radio channels-you can only have so many in a frequency range; however, unlike radio channels, more than one user can use a single channel.'
  7. 'The technology will have to accommodate digital television's hundreds of channels, each one transmitting dozens of programs at the same time.'
  8. 'Officials are to investigate why a second back-up radio channel failed to transmit some of the data back from the probe.'
  9. 'Audio signals may also be included, and up to eight channels of 192KHz audio is supported.'
  10. 'It combines two radio channels to work simultaneously in order to increase the bandwidth for sending and receiving packets.'
  11. 'Out of the eight main channels, five were showing sport.'
  12. 'Terrestrial channels have lost a total of an hour and a quarter a week in just two years.'
  13. 'I linger on stuff that I wouldn't normally choose - greyhound racing, charismatic religious stations, shopping channels, and so on.'
  14. 'In almost every country, the largest television channels, radio stations, and newspapers are owned either by a few families or by the government.'
  15. 'Remember, this was at the height of the comedy boom, when every TV channel had a stand up show, all of it bland and sanitized for your protection.'
  16. 'The shopping channels actively encourage viewers to feel close to the hosts.'
  17. 'To get millions of people to sit down in front of a TV channel for any length of time and soak up all those advertising messages, broadcasters first have to spend big money.'
  18. 'For 12 years of her Met Office career, she has provided forecasts on a host of BBC television and radio channels.'
  19. 'Coming from Canada, where the sport is something of a religion, it's frustrating to say that the sport channels in this area of the world give precedence to almost everything else.'
  20. 'And MTV pledges to make stars out of some aspiring African musicians, as it launches its first pan-African channel.'
A method or system for communication or distribution.
  1. 'some companies have a variety of sales channels'
  2. 'With proper distribution channels in place, the guide is now famous throughout the UK and Europe.'
  3. 'It allowed different channels of customer communication - phone, internet, interactive TV and mobile - to be integrated.'
  4. 'The channels for financing these services are convoluted.'
  5. 'He said the industry must integrate with the Irish Dairy Board using its distribution and marketing channels to avoid reliance on intervention.'
  6. 'At times, official channels could be abused, or at least stretched, in order to accommodate those in the position to take advantage of them.'
  7. 'They recommend a number of initiatives to strengthen the links and communication channels between the local authority and the local residents.'
  8. 'A competitor might erode the outlet's competitive advantage by offering natural beef through traditional channels.'
  9. 'In his defence to the Senate, the Minister acknowledged problems in the communication channels within his own department.'
  10. 'From the beginning, when we read of Andrew telling his brother about Jesus, this has been the simple and natural channel of evangelism.'
  11. 'There should be other channels of distribution.'
An electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal.
  1. 'Normally two input and two output electrical channels are present on most sound cards, and one waveform is used for each channel.'
  2. 'It operates as a typical effects plug-in: insert it on an audio channel and send it some signal.'
  3. 'The signal channel must be void of electron traps induced by flaws in the design, processing, or even the silicon itself.'
  4. 'The metal gate on a current transistor sits above the channel and silicon material.'
  5. 'The change in inactivation time constant indicates that MTSET-modified channels were carrying current.'
A tubular passage or duct for liquid.
  1. 'It works in a different way than the other medications so far developed and it works on stretch channels in the heart.'
  2. 'She had an inherited heart defect and the surgeons were due to provide an artificial channel in her heart, but hours after arriving home she died in her mother's arms.'
  3. 'The lymphatic system comprises the spleen, thymus gland, lymph nodes, and lymphatic vessels or channels.'

verb

Direct towards a particular end or object.
  1. 'In the 11 years it has been operating, funds from Europe have been channelled into projects with public and private partners and have created 70,000 jobs in the west of Scotland.'
  2. 'Thus banks now have excess funds as they are reluctant to channel money into the high-risk real sector, that owes a massive amount of bad debts to the banks.'
  3. 'A reduction in military spending was also proposed so funds could be channeled toward countrywide primary education for all children.'
  4. 'Some clinicians believe the money should be channelled towards improving the state of the nation's hospitals.'
  5. 'The administration is actually channeling federal funds away from public schools and into private educational institutions.'
  6. 'The savings made could be channeled towards Zambia's development, he said.'
  7. 'The government will maintain its latest fuel subsidy scheme which will channel direct cash aid to poor families once it raises fuel prices in October, this year.'
  8. 'Some schemes work like a frequent flier program, where financial advisers receive bigger and better rewards, the more money they channel into specific investment funds.'
  9. 'Clearly, too, it cannot be channelled towards the benefit of a specific group or sector of society at the expense of the broader swath of the population.'
  10. 'Mr Rouse is chief executive of the Housing Corporation, which channels public money into social housing schemes.'
  11. 'many countries channel their aid through charities'
  12. 'All the proceeds from the profits of the video will be donated to the Afghan Children's Relief Fund and the money will be channelled through the relief agency, Trocaire.'
  13. 'It's at this time of year, depending on the wind and the currents, that this weed is channelled towards our shores where it clogs the inlets and beaches until the currents shift again.'
  14. 'Until 1881 wineries were not able to sell wine directly to the public but had to channel their produce through hotels, the country's only liquor outlets.'
  15. 'These elements channel the traffic in front of the auditorium along drives that lead into the site from the highway.'
  16. 'From the flyover, vertical pipes will channel the water into pits in the ground.'
  17. 'After the arteries deliver blood to your arms and legs, your veins channel blood back to the heart using one-way valves.'
  18. 'At present, teams receive about £6,000 a year from the Executive, channelled through police authorities.'
  19. 'In addition, the submarine ran its diesel engines, channeling the exhaust into the forward ballast tanks in an effort to force out more of the water and make the ship lighter.'
  20. 'But we have short-circuited this natural process by constructing hundreds of miles of levees along the river and channeling the rushing water into the Gulf of Mexico, where essential sediment is dumped.'
  21. 'The funding of these local tourist boards should be guaranteed and channelled through Local Enterprise Companies.'
  22. 'Some activists criticized the United States for not channeling the money through the United Nations global AIDS fund.'
  23. 'If, for some reason, these fantastic ideas don't work for you, just type whatever the hell comes to mind and tell people you're channeling Virginia Woolf and experimenting with stream-of-consciousness.'
  24. 'Oddly enough the last witchcraft trial was held only fifty or so years ago after medium Helen Duncan revealed a ship had been torpedoed after channelling one of the dead seamen.'
  25. 'He also goes on to infer that he is channeling the spirit of Charlie Chaplin with the use of digital production.'
  26. 'He was an absolute creation, a man possessed with the dark spirit of the personas he was channeling.'
  27. 'Or perhaps I'm just channelling George Orwell because he's more fun than The Economics Of Contract And Tort Law.: P'
  28. 'Sometimes I think I'm channelling others and don't even know it.'
  29. 'Since then I have channelled spirit guides for myself and others.'
  30. 'Meg Ryan plays Avery as if she's channelling Nicole Kidman'
  31. 'By mewling out loud like I got a kidney stone and I'm fixin' to die, I am channeling the spirit of Johnson.'
  32. 'That means more to take care of and I've channeled about as much of Martha Stewart as I can handle.'
  33. 'Auto plant workers in east Ohio heard Hillary Clinton seemingly channel John Edwards.'
  34. 'Together we're leafing through the final proof copy, and I'm mesmerised by the rich colours, those magical prints, the way Rhodes has channelled inspiration gleaned from world travel.'
  35. 'There are even moments on this disc where she channels the energy and spirit of the late, great Bob Marley.'
  36. 'Suddenly I am channelling words from a bygone era.'
  37. 'Perhaps Nick was channelling Jerry Garcia?'
  38. 'Tilly delivers a particularly hilarious, overwrought performance, apparently channelling Courtney Love.'
  39. '"Are we channeling Audrey tonight?"'
  40. 'But in Dream Cruise he's channeling vaudeville.'
Form channels or grooves in.
  1. 'The new version has a double-headlight arrangement and a deeply channelled bonnet which looks pretty bizarre, muscular flanks at the rear and a rather dull rear-end marred by a protruding skirt.'
  2. 'The pottery is usually plain and dark in colour, sometimes with channelled decoration and moulded handles.'

More definitions

1. the bed of a stream, river, or other waterway.

2. Nautical. a navigable route between two bodies of water.

3. the deeper part of a waterway.

4. a wide strait, as between a continent and an island.

5. a course into which something may be directed: He hoped to direct the conversation to a new channel.

6. a route through which anything passes or progresses: channels of trade.

7. channels, the specific, prescribed, or official course or means of communication: In an emergency he

More examples(as adjective)

"backs can be channeled."

"products can be channeled."

"payments can be channeled."

"offses can be channeled."

"muchs can be channeled."

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Origin

(channel)Middle English: from Old French chanel, from Latin canalis ‘pipe, groove, channel’, from canna ‘reed’ (see cane). Compare with canal.