channelize

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verb chan·nel·ize \ ˈcha-nə-ˌlīz \

Definition of channelize

channelized; channelizing
transitive verb
1 :channel 1
2 :channel 2
3 :to straighten by means of a channel
  • channelize a stream

channelization

play \ˌcha-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of channelize in a Sentence

  1. channelized all of his resources into winning that state's crucial primary

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First Known Use of channelize

1609

channelize Synonyms



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