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Princeton's WordNet

  1. channelsnoun

    official routes of communication

    "you have to go through channels"

Wiktionary

  1. channelsnoun

    Formal lines of command and procedure.

    I'd love to be able to help you, but you'll have put that request through channels.

Freebase

  1. Channels

    Channels is a rock band. They are based in Baltimore, Maryland. Started in 2003, Channels features Jawbox and Burning Airlines frontman J. Robbins, as well as bassist Janet Morgan and drummer Darren Zentek of Kerosene 454 and Oswego. While they are in a similar musical vein to Robbins' previous bands, Channels feature Morgan on co-lead and backing vocals, giving the band a much more melodic approach to the vocals. Lyrically, Channels features Robbins' most overtly political writing. Robbins and Zentek also currently perform with Vic Bondi as Report Suspicious Activity. Most recently, both musicians have released an EP as Office of Future Plans, along with Brooks Harlan and Gordon Withers. They have releases on DeSoto Records and Dischord Records.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. channels

    Broad and thick planks projecting horizontally from the ship's outside, to which they are fayed and bolted, abreast of and somewhat behind the masts. They are formed to project the chain-plate, and give the lower rigging greater out-rig or spread, free from the top-sides of the ship, thus affording greater security and support to the masts, as well as to prevent the shrouds from damaging the gunwale, or being hurt by rubbing against it. Of course they are respectively designated fore, main, and mizen. They are now discontinued in many ships, the eyes being secured to the timber-heads, and frequently within the gunwale to the stringers or lower shelf-pieces above the water-way.--In the chains, applies to the leadsman who stands on the channels between two shrouds to heave the hand-lead.

Editors Contribution

  1. channelsnoun

    Plural noun and verb form of the word channel.

    The river channels the water through down into the sea.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 8, 2017  

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  1. channels

    Song lyrics by channels -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by channels on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'channels' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3234

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of channels in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of channels in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of channels in a Sentence

  1. Junior Finance Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher:

    The state will help provide masks to the public as soon as possible via the most suitable distribution channels.

  2. John Boyd Jr.:

    The Cuban ports, including Havana, are all too shallow to accommodate the large modern ships of major cruise lines, also, some Cuban ports are inland, necessitating negotiating unmapped, narrow channels ….

  3. Danielle Citron:

    With Discord, John Redgrave subscribe to channels and engage in private chat, which is a veil of privacy and secrecy in the way it is constructed.

  4. Hemant Joshi:

    The strategy continues to be to grab a lion's share of the market ... by integrating several channels of entertainment and communication, they seem to be doing once again here in broadband what they have done earlier in telecom.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Reliance will touch probably at Rs. 2365 and NALCO at Rs.68 today. Time to get out of it . Stock market is merciless and all business news channels may be shut down within a year if market does not revive within a month

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