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channel US English

A length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, especially two seas

channel US Thesaurus

the channel to the north led us to the Black Sea

the Channel in channel US English

The English Channel

channel cat US English

A common North American freshwater catfish that has a pale blue to olive back with dark spots

channel-hop US English

another term for channel-surf.

pay channel US English

A television channel for which viewers pay a subscription fee additional to that already paid for the basic provision of a cable or satellite television service

red channel US English

In many countries, the passage that should be taken (at a customs area in an airport or port) by arriving passengers who have goods to declare

blue channel US English

(At a customs area in an airport or port) the passage which should be taken by arriving passengers who have only travelled within the European Union

channel-surf US English

Change frequently from one television channel to another, using a remote control device

green channel US English

(At a customs area in an airport or port) the passage that should be taken by arriving passengers who have no goods to declare

North Channel US English

The stretch of sea that separates southwestern Scotland from Northern Ireland and connects the Irish Sea to the Atlantic Ocean

voice channel US English

A channel with a bandwidth sufficiently great to accommodate speech

Beagle Channel US English

A channel through the islands of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America

Bristol Channel US English

A wide inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between South Wales and the southwestern peninsula of England that narrows into the estuary of the River Severn

Channel Country US English

An area of SW Queensland and NE South Australia, watered intermittently by natural channels, where rich grasslands produced by the summer rains provide grazing for cattle

Channel Islands US English

A group of islands in the English Channel off the northwestern coast of France, classed as British Crown dependencies; population 200,000 (est. 2007). The largest are Jersey, Guernsey, and Alderney

Channel Tunnel US English

A railroad tunnel under the English Channel that extends for 31 miles (49 km) and links England and France. The tunnel (popularly called the Chunnel) opened in 1994 after eight years of construction to link Holywell, near Folkestone, England, and Sangatte, near Calais, France

English Channel US English

A sea channel that separates southern England from northern France. It is 22 miles (35 km) wide at its narrowest point. A railroad tunnel (the Channel Tunnel) underneath the channel opened in 1994

Channel Islands New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

group of islands in the English Channel

Mozambique Channel US English

An arm of the Indian Ocean that separates the eastern coast of mainland Africa from the island of Madagascar

St George's Channel New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

channel between Wales and Ireland

St. George's Channel US English

A channel between Wales and Ireland that links the Irish Sea with the Celtic Sea

distribution US English

The action or process of supplying goods to stores and other businesses that sell to consumers

backchannel US English

A secondary or covert route for the passage of information

back channel in backchannel US English

A secondary or covert route for the passage of information

multichannel US English

Employing or possessing many television or communications channels

channel catfish in channel cat US English

A common North American freshwater catfish that has a pale blue to olive back with dark spots