channelnoun [C]uk /ˈtʃæn.əl/ us /ˈtʃæn.əl/
channel noun [C] (TELEVISION)
- The commentary on the Olympic games was much better on the other channel.
- Press this button and the video will automatically tune itself to the next channel.
- Where's the gadget that you change channels with?
- This channel is only available on cable.
- We really don't need a dedicated sports channel as we don't watch much sport.
channel noun [C] (PASSAGE)
channel noun [C] (COMMUNICATING)
channel noun [C] (MAKING AVAILABLE)
channel noun [C] (AIRPORT/PORT)
channelverb [T]uk /ˈtʃæn.əl/ us /ˈtʃæn.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-
channel verb [T] (DIRECT)
- balance of power
- have sb by the balls idiom
- have sb eating out of your hand idiom
- have sb in the palm of your hand idiom
- have sth in hand idiom
- pull rank idiom
- pull the strings idiom
channel verb [T] (ACT LIKE)