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channel

(Avenue), noun arrangement, conduit, course, duct, expedient, facility, forum, instrument, means, medium, method, mode, outlet, passage, path, procedure, process, scheme, set up, strategy, tool, way

channel

(Navigable water), noun body of water, canal, gully, moat, navigable river, navigable stream, stream, trench, trough, water, waterway
Associated concepts: navigable waters of the United States, Navigation Acts
See also: avenue, facility, forum, instrument, instrumentality, medium, outlet, tool
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To promote the launch of "Grease," NBC employed DoubleClick's Alpha Channel Video.
In addition, this version offers alpha channel support for blue-screen type special effects as well as embedded cue points and global metadata options.
5 also introduces support for 32-bit uncompressed video with alpha channel, allowing editors to insert clips made using applications, such as Ulead(R) COOL 3D(TM), directly onto the video track and play back in realtime.
16-Bit SpectraMatte(TM) chroma keying - Real-time HD and SD chroma keying, enhanced with Avid's intuitive SpectraGraph(TM) UI and simultaneous alpha channel monitoring, gives professionals access to extremely responsive and high quality compositing tools.
Flash Player 8 offers dramatically enhanced expressive capabilities, a new advanced text-rendering engine, a powerful new video codec, 8-bit alpha channel video, and improvements to performance and security.
This all-new collection of over 50,000 pre-masked royalty-free images delivers fresh content in a timesaving format because the images have already been masked, and come with their own alpha channel.
New features include the ability to use the alpha channel in images for high-quality floating logos and special effects, the ability to rotate the camera in 3 dimensions to achieve "skewed" effects, support of MacOS 1.