usage: 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"
5. channel, body of water, water
usage: (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
6. channel, communication channel, line, communication, communicating
usage: 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"
usage: a television station and its programs; "a satellite TV channel"; "surfing through the channels"; "they offer more than one hundred channels"
8. channel, television channel, TV channel, television station, TV station
usage: 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"
1. impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel, bring, convey, take
usage: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"