channelize

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verb chan·nel·ize \ˈcha-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of channelize

channelized

channelizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  channel 1

  3. 2 :  channel 2

  4. 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>

1609

First Known Use of channelize

1609


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