What is channel?

  • (verb): Direct the flow of.
    Example: "Channel infomartion towards a broad audience"
    Synonyms: canalize, canalise
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on channel, channels:

Primary Channel
... In telecommunication, the term primary channel has the following meanings The channel that is designated as a prime transmission channel and is used as the first choice in restoring priority circuits ... In a communications network, the channel that has the highest data rate of all the channels sharing a common interface ... A primary channel may support the transfer of information in one direction only, either direction alternately, or both directions simultaneously ...
Disney Channel - Sister Networks - Former Networks - Toon Disney
... This television channel, that launched on April 18, 1998, was aimed at children ages 6–12 the network's main competition were Turner Broadcasting/Time Warner's Cartoon ... Unlike Disney Channel, Toon Disney was an advertiser-supported cable channel ... The channel carried a format of reruns of Walt Disney Television Animation and Disney Channel-produced animated programming, along with some third-party programming ...
Disney Channel
... Disney Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television network, owned by the Disney-ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company, and headquartered in Burbank ... Disney Channel International Networks, currently run by President Carolina Lightcap, is a group of more than 90 entertainment channels and/or channel feeds for ... The platform brands are Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Disney Cinemagic, Hungama TV and Radio Disney ...
Disney Channel - History - Early Years (1983–1997)
... In the channel's first years, shows that aired during its broadcast day included Welcome to Pooh Corner and You and Me Kid along with several foreign animated series and movies including ... As filler material, the channel also featured D-TV, a series of MTV-style music videos which showed popular music interwoven with classic Disney animation ... though it was phased out by the time the channel began targeting itself as a commercial-free basic channel ...
Disney Channel - Ratings
... In the May 2010 Nielsen ratings, Disney Channel ranked No.1 for the 63rd consecutive month in the Kids 6–11 demographic and for the 62nd straight ... Disney Channel is ranked as the second most watched cable channel among total viewers during primetime, behind USA Network in first place with an average of 2.8 million people ... of February 2011 had finished as Disney Channel’s most-watched February sweeps period in Total Day ratings in the network's history ever, earning an average of 1.7 million ...

More definitions of "channel":

  • (noun): 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
  • (noun): A passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through.
    Example: "The fields were crossed with irrigation channels"; "gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street"
  • (noun): A bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance.
    Example: "Poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
    Synonyms: duct, epithelial duct, canal
  • (noun): A way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors.
    Synonyms: distribution channel
  • (noun): 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.
    Example: "The ship went aground in the channel"
  • (noun): A path over which electrical signals can pass.
    Example: "A channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
    Synonyms: transmission channel

Famous quotes containing the word channel:

    There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrelated to questions of power and privilege or the artist’s relation to bread and blood. In this view, the channel of art can only become clogged and misdirected by the artist’s concern with merely temporary and local disturbances. The song is higher than the struggle.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    For, rightly, every man is a channel through which heaven floweth, and, whilst I fancied I was criticising him, I was censuring or rather terminating my own soul.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    This is what the Church is said to want, not party men, but sensible, temperate, sober, well-judging persons, to guide it through the channel of no-meaning, between the Scylla and Charybdis of Aye and No.
    Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801–1890)