Definition of 'channel'
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Imports are the main channel through which the trade picture improves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is still quietly spoken and painfully modest and channels all his energy into his football and tireless running. The Sun (2016)The first job of leadership is to release and channel the energy, skills and ideas of others. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The main channel will not show any action until the first day of the Cheltenham Festival. The Sun (2017)I loved the pain, the endurance, and my energy just channelled. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For the government will surely use the diplomatic channels available. Anti-Ice (1993)What the terrestrial channels have done is to divert resources to their portfolios of digital channels. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To continue contacts for information or channels of advice can be destructive. Christianity Today (2000)We will follow this up through diplomatic channels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everyone else should consider quitting and channelling the money into another savings scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have to channel our energy in the right direction. The Sun (2012)This made sense when there was only one commercial channel in each area. The Media in Britain Today (1990)But there were only two channels back then so we thought we would give it a go. The Sun (2010)It is thought she will decide and sign with one channel by the end of the week. The Sun (2010)It is like the hiss of an empty radio channel. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)How the trainer teaches and what she does provides the main channel for unconscious learning. Training with N.L.P. (1994)We spent an afternoon on board one exploring the narrower channels. The Sun (2012)Then they were the only player in town with terrestrial channels not interested. The Sun (2009)The school is set to make an official complaint through diplomatic channels. The Sun (2009)The website passes these on to you in full and makes its money from channels such as advertising. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The channel had already cut its workforce by 25 per cent last year. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Access to the channels after this will cost 3 a month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it's coming to a shopping channel near you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The philosopher has since been accused of meddling, undermining proper diplomatic channels and grandstanding. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The two channels are available for a 5 monthly charge in addition to usual tariffs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is so much competition and so many clothes, images and information channels to cut through. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'channel'
British English: channel /ˈtʃænl/ NOUN
on TV A channel is a wavelength on which television programmes are broadcast.
- American English: channel
- Arabic: قَنَاة
- Brazilian Portuguese: canal
- Chinese: 频道
- Croatian: kanal
- Czech: kanál televizní
- Danish: kanal
- Dutch: kanaal golflengte
- European Spanish: canal TV
- Finnish: kanava
- French: chaîne télévision
- German: Programm Fernsehen
- Greek: κανάλι
- Italian: canale
- Japanese: チャンネル
- Korean: 해협
- Norwegian: kanal
- Polish: kanał telewizyjny
- European Portuguese: canal
- Romanian: canal
- Russian: канал
- Spanish: canal
- Swedish: kanal station
- Thai: ช่อง
- Turkish: kanal
- Ukrainian: канал
- Vietnamese: kênh
British English: channel NOUN
for water A channel is a passage along which water flows.
Keep the drainage channel clear.
British English: channel VERB
If you channel money or resources into something, you arrange for them to be used for that thing, rather than for a wider range of things.
He wants a system set up to channel funds to the poor countries.
Definition of channel from the Collins English Dictionary
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