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channel British & World English

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

channel cat British & World English

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

channel-hop British & World English

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

pay channel British & World 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 British & World English

(At a customs area in an airport or port) the passage which should be taken by arriving passengers who have goods to declare

blue channel British & World 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-graze British & World English

another term for channel-hop111.

channel-surf British & World English

another term for channel-hop111.

green channel British & World English

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

North Channel British & World English

The stretch of sea separating SW Scotland from Northern Ireland and connecting the Irish Sea to the Atlantic Ocean

voice channel British & World English

A channel with a bandwidth sufficiently great to accommodate speech

Beagle Channel British & World English

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

Bristol Channel British & World English

A wide inlet of the Atlantic between South Wales and the south-western peninsula of England, narrowing into the estuary of the River Severn

Channel Country British & World 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 British & World English

A group of islands in the English Channel off the NW coast of France, of which the largest are Jersey, Guernsey, and Alderney; population 200,000 (est. 2007). Formerly part of the dukedom of Normandy, they have owed allegiance to England since the Norman Conquest in 1066, and are now classed as Crown dependencies

Channel Tunnel British & World English

A railway tunnel under the English Channel, linking the coasts of England and France, opened in 1994 and 49 km (31 miles) long

English Channel British & World English

The sea channel separating southern England from northern France. It is 35 km (22 miles) wide at its narrowest point. A railway tunnel beneath it linking England and France was opened in 1994 (the Channel Tunnel)

Mozambique Channel British & World English

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

St George's Channel British & World English

A channel between Wales and Ireland, linking the Irish Sea with the Celtic Sea

backchannel British & World English

A secondary or covert route for the passage of information

multichannel British & World English

Employing or possessing many communication or television channels

channel catfish in channel cat British & World English

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

channel English Thesaurus

the English Channel

channel English-Spanish

canal m

channel-hop English-Spanish

hacer* zapping

pay channel English-Spanish

canal m de pago

cross-Channel English-Spanish

que cruza el Canal de la Mancha

channel-surf English-Spanish

hacer* zapping

channel-changer English-Spanish

mando m (a distancia), control

channel-hopping English-Spanish

zapping m, zapeo m

Channel Islands English-Spanish

the Channel Islands

channel-surfing English-Spanish

zapping m, zapeo m

Channel Tunnel English-Spanish

the Channel Tunnel


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