Definition of Channelize

1. Verb. Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling. "The men channelize the boat "




2. Verb. Make a channel for; provide with a channel. ; "Channelize the country for better transportation"
Exact synonyms: Channelise
Generic synonyms: Build, Construct, Make

3. Verb. Send from one person or place to another. "They channelize the parcel to their parents"; "Transmit a message"

4. Verb. Cause to form a channel. "Channelize a stream"
Exact synonyms: Channelise
Generic synonyms: Straighten, Straighten Out
Derivative terms: Channel

Definition of Channelize

1. Verb. to form a channel, especially by deepening or altering the course of a river ¹

2. Verb. to transmit something through a channel ¹

3. Verb. to multiplex messages through a single line ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Channelize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Channelize

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channel stopper
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channel surfing
channel surfs
channel transport
channeled
channeler
channelers
channeling
channelisation
channelise
channelization
channelizations
channelize (current term)
channelized
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channelled
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channellers
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channelography
channelopathy
channelrhodopsin
channelrhodopsins
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channer
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Literary usage of Channelize

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1. The Air Campaign: Planning for Combat by John A. Warden, III (1995)
"For the latter, they may help channelize enemy air operations or may at least force the enemy to devote some effort to overcoming defenses. ..."

2. The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of by Miller Christy, Luke Foxe, Thomas James, Henry Gellibrand, W. W. (William Watts) (1894)
"... merchants were beseeching him to get to sea for their protection against the pirates then infesting the Bristol channelize/.,vol. ccxxxviii, no. 66). ..."

3. Music (1899)
"... as it is seen to be a fitting means wherewith every human soul may channelize or re-create within itself moods or motions identical with those which ..."

4. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Paxton Norman (1862)
"channelize.—I agree that the rule must be discharged. If I am at liberty to review the evidence, I cannot say that I think it was all one way. ..."

5. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"The Corps of Engineers boat was built in 1932 and was in service until 1969, working to channelize the Missouri River. Volunteers called the "River Rats ..."

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