channelling channelling

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. I'm not sure which is worse, KT channelling White House talking points on health care, or Klein channelling Blue Dog talking points on health care.
  2. This isn't Prime Suspect lite, its Kyra Sedgewick channelling Calista Flockhart as Ally McBeal in a poorly plotted police procedural.

News

  • Susan Boyle takes up boxing to take on Amanda Holden and The Priests!

    Scottish superstar Susan Boyle is channelling her inner Mike Tyson and has taken up boxing to take on Amanda Holden and The Priests! At least, that's my explanation after findng out that Susan's started boxing in her hometown of Blackburn.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. Gesturing toward the questioner, Mrs Clinton said: "If you ask my opinion, I will tell you my opinion. I am not going to be channelling my husband."
    on Aug 11, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Ireland Online

  2. "Clearly, fiscal resources do have to be injected in rich countries that are at the epicentre of the crisis, but channelling infrastructure investment to the developing world where it can release bottlenecks to growth and quickly restore demand can...
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Justin Yifu Lin Source: Toronto Star

  3. "When I heard the music coming from the drums and the bass and the guitar behind me, from the real band, it just clicked," said Riley. "We felt like - 'channelling' somebody sounds so pompous, but I was no longer thinking about it."
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Sam Riley Source: 680 News

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