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channel

noun [C] (PASSAGE)    /ˈtʃæn.əl/
a passage for water or other liquids to flow along, or a part of a river or other area of water that is deep and wide enough to provide a route for ships to travel along: There are drainage / irrigation channels all over this flat agricultural land . The boats all have to pass through this narrow channel.Navigation and shipwrecksBays and gulfsCoasts and beaches the (English) Channel the area of sea that separates England from France: We're going to have a day-trip across the Channel. We took the car to France overnight on a ( cross- )channel ferry .Seas and oceans
(Definition of channel noun (PASSAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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