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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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Up the bay and into the River Tamar we motored through a solitude as unbroken as that which rested upon the waters of the Channel.
And as a war with France was begun in 1359, Geoffrey went across the Channel with his prince.
The great revolving light on the cliff at the channel flashed warm and golden against the clear northern sky, a trembling, quivering star of good hope.
The pilot went on board at six, and took his place on the bridge, to guide the Rangoon through the channels to the port of Hong Kong.
The report also provides Porter's five force analysis of each channel in the profit sector, in addition to examining the components of change in the channel through historic and future growth patterns.
He's the only ranked player out of the top 10 on either tour who hasn't played a match on the channel so far.
Because the Schippers, Barr, and Chung designs are all similar in the area of the primary melting channel, only the channel section of a Schippers barrier was unwrapped and analyzed for melting capacity.
These snapshots provided immediate insight into questions such as how the channel can shuttle up to 100 million potassium ions across a cell membrane in a single second while keeping out similarly charged sodium ions, whose smaller size would seem to make passage even easier.
There are several isoforms of each of these channel subunits, and the composition of the channel complex determines its expression level, localization, kinetics, and pharmacology.
This was several days before the Channel One hearing, at the height of Channel One's lobbying frenzy.
To support the greater autonomy and responsibility of the channel and product units, more insightful management of financial performance is required.
Often, each host will attempt to reset the channel to gain complete control, which can result in even more lost packets and a hung bus.