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 Meanings and Examples of CHANNEL
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channel
 n.  passage for water to flow through; bed of a stream or river
 n.  route of communication or access
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  The Broadcasting Act allows ministers to proscribe any channel that offends against good taste and decency.
2  The Americans recognise that the UN can be the channel for greater diplomatic activity.
3  Press this button and the video will automatically tune itself to the next channel.
4  Clear water gushed into the irrigational channel.
5  The workmen dug out a deep channel for the water.
6  There's a channel in the middle of the old street to help rainwater flow away.
7  Service channel connectors are used to connect consumer requests to provider services in a participant assembly.
8  Several privateer often cruise near the entrance of the channel to search big cargo.
9  This village needs a deep ditch or channel to run water after a prolonged downpour.
10  Fargo-Moorhead area officials already have decided that a diversion is the best option but are debating the size and location of the channel.
11  Up-stream boats didn't generly come close to us; they go out and follow the bars and hunt for easy water under the reefs; but nights like this they bull right up the channel against the whole river.
12  You should take her request through official channel, there is no private room for her issue.
13  I thought of the life that lay before me -- _your_ life, sir -- an existence more expansive and stirring than my own: as much more so as the depths of the sea to which the brook runs are than the shallows of its own strait channel.
14  He rarely does anything more strenuous than changing the channels on the television.
15  Formal communication channels are usually vertical.
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  It was simply a ruse to divert inquiry into a wrong channel.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  He had been as keen as any of them upon the business until this sudden incident had drawn his thoughts into another channel.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
3  Escaping from thence, the stream murmured down the descent by a channel which its course had long worn, and so wandered through the little plain to lose itself in the neighbouring wood.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  Clifford steered the middle course, where feet passing had kept a channel through the flowers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
5  Her only resource was to get out of the subject as fast as possible, and turn the current of Sir Thomas's ideas into a happier channel.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Yeobright was unwilling to disturb this idea, though his scheme was far enough removed from one wherein the education of youth should be made a mere channel of social ascent.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
7  I had raised my hat and was about to make some explanatory remark when her own words turned all my thoughts into a new channel.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
8  But just at that time I inherited the fortune of my cousin, and my thoughts were turned into the channel of their earlier bent.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
9  Entering at the open door of one of these, and releasing my arm, she beckoned me to follow her up the common staircase, which was like a tributary channel to the street.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
10  But his relations with these people were confined to one clearly defined channel, and had a certain routine from which it was impossible to depart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 21
11  The spring his father and his teachers reckoned upon to turn their mill-wheels had long dried up at the source, but its waters did their work in another channel.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 27
12  Now there is a rocky islet called Asteris, of no great size, in mid channel between Ithaca and Samos, and there is a harbour on either side of it where a ship can lie.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
13  The empire of Blefuscu is an island situated to the north-east of Lilliput, from which it is parted only by a channel of eight hundred yards wide.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V.
14  When I advanced to the middle of the channel, they were yet more in pain, because I was under water to my neck.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V.
15  His confession became a channel for the escape of scrupulous and unrepented imperfections.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4