Definition of channel (noun)
- a path over which electrical signals can pass
- "a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
- synonyms: transmission channel
- a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
- "the fields were crossed with irrigation channels"; "gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street"
- a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
- synonyms: groove
- a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels
- "the ship went aground in the channel"
- (often plural) a means of communication or access
- a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
- a television station and its programs
- a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors
- "possible distribution channels are wholesalers or small retailers or retail chains or direct mailers or your own stores"
- synonyms: distribution channel
Definition of channel (verb)
- transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
- direct the flow of
- send from one person or place to another
Source: Princeton University Wordnet