channelize(redirected from channelizing)
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tr.v. chan·nel·ized, chan·nel·iz·ing, chan·nel·iz·es
1. To make, form, or cut channels in.
2. To direct through a channel.
chan′nel·i·za′tion (chăn′ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
(tr) to guide through or as if through a channel; provide a channel for
v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
Past participle: channelized
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|Verb||1.||channelize - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling|
dock - maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
sheer - cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
pull over - steer a vehicle to the side of the road; "The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"
helm - be at or take the helm of; "helm the ship"
crab - direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
navigate - direct carefully and safely; "He navigated his way to the altar"
stand out - steer away from shore, of ships
starboard - turn to the right, of helms or rudders
conn - conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
navigate, pilot - act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
park - maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
|2.||channelize - make a channel for; provide with a channel; "channelize the country for better transportation"|
|3.||channelize - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"|
fetch, bring, get, convey - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
project - transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
propagate - transmit; "propagate sound or light through air"
translate - bring to a certain spiritual state
send out, send - to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place; "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept"
|4.||channelize - cause to form a channel; "channelize a stream"|