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Channel, channels, and similar terms may refer to:



  • English Channel, the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Great Britain from northern France
  • Channel Islands, an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy

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  • Channel Country, region of outback Australia in Queensland and partly in South Australia, Northern Territory and New South Wales
  • Channel Highway, a regional highway in Tasmania, Australia


  • Channel (chart pattern), a pair of parallel trend lines that form a chart pattern for a stock or commodity
  • Channel Express, a defunct British airline
  • Channel Home Centers, a defunct home improvement chain based in the northeastern United States
  • Distribution channel, a chain of intermediaries, each passing the product down the chain to the next organization, before it finally reaches the consumer
  • Marketing channel, set of activities necessary to transfer the ownership of goods from the point of production to the point of consumption
  • A video blog hosted by a video-sharing website


  • Channel (broadcasting), a range of frequencies assigned for the operation of a television, radio, or other broadcast station
  • Channel (digital image), the grayscale representation of a primary color in a digital image
  • Channel (programming), in computer science, a tool used for interprocess communication
  • Audio channel, a communications channel in a storage device used in operations such as multitrack recording and playback
  • Channel I/O, in computing, a high-performance input/output (I/O) architecture
  • Communication channel, a transmission medium used to convey information
  • Television channel, a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart



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