channel channel  /ˈtʃæ nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a path over which electrical signals can pass
  2. (n) a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
  3. (n) 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)
  4. (n) 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
  5. (n) (often plural) a means of communication or access
  6. (n) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
  7. (n) a television station and its programs
  8. (n) a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors
  9. (v) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
  10. (v) direct the flow of
  11. (v) send from one person or place to another

Usage(s):

  1. The often controversial Arab satellite TV channel launches a global English-language service on Wednesday.
  2. The channel is seen as a prominent voice of moderation in the Middle East, preferring calm analysis to what many see as rival al-Jazeera's more sensational coverage.
  3. MTV Networks, the folks who created TV's original music-video channel, has announced plans for its own kind of comedy channel.

News

  1. Disney Channel Orders Girl Meets World to Series

    Cory and Topanga are officially back! Disney Channel has ordered the Boy Meets World sequel Girl Meets World to series, TVGuide.com has learned.The comedy will start production this summer and will ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  2. Disney Channel Gives Girl Meets World a Series Order

    Guys, we did it: Disney Channel announced this morning that they've given Girl Meets World a series order! Production will start this summer for a scheduled 2014 premiere. So what do we know about it? Well, the show will be set in New York City and star Danielle Fishel and ... More »
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Vulture

  3. Channel Technologies Group Names Ralph L. Phillips CEO

    Channel Technologies Group, LLC , a manufacturer of piezoelectric ceramics, transducers and complex sonar and navigation systems used in the defense, medical technology and energy industries, today announced that Ralph L.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I'll still be a part of the channel family, hosting several Larry King specials on major national and international subjects," he said.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: The News International

  2. "We are entering a new phase in Sears' evolution as a multi-channel retailer," Lampert noted, citing a new operational structure that the parent of the Sears Roebuck and Kmart retail chains recently announced.
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Edward Lampert Source: MarketWatch

  3. "I'm a pretty emotional persona, and to be able to kind of harness that in a way, and channel it to playing well is amazing," Kerr said. "I didn't limit myself. I wanted to see how far I could take it. And I took it pretty far. ...... I don't...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Cristie Kerr Source: msnbc.com

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