in·​ter·​chan·​nel | \ ˌin-tər-ˈcha-nᵊl How to pronounce interchannel (audio) \
variants: or less commonly inter-channel

Definition of interchannel

: existing between, occurring between, or involving two or more channels clay accumulated in the slow-moving or standing waters of abandoned channel and interchannel lakes and swamps— David R. Gaylord et al. Viewers often fail to watch programmes they have been predicted to watch, and interchannel competition can make audience levels unpredictable.— Winston Fletcher In order to do a proper job of correcting interchannel phase, you need to check both speakers for absolute phase to determine which of the two speakers has incorrect internal wiring.— Greg Borrowman Inter-channel balance, the comparative gain of multiple channels, is an important parameter in stereo or surround systems.— Ian Dennis

First Known Use of interchannel

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Interchannel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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