Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) channel, transmission channel (a path over which electrical signals can pass) "a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) groove, channel (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))
- S: (n) channel (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"
- S: (n) channel, communication channel, line ((often plural) a means of communication or access) "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
- S: (n) duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel (a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance) "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
- S: (n) channel, television channel, TV channel (a television station and its programs) "a satellite TV channel"; "surfing through the channels"; "they offer more than one hundred channels"
- S: (n) distribution channel, channel (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"
- S: (v) impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel (transmit or serve as the medium for transmission) "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
- S: (v) channel (direct the flow of) "channel information towards a broad audience"
- S: (v) transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise (send from one person or place to another) "transmit a message"