Water channel

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Water channel may refer to:

  • Strait, a naturally formed, narrow waterway
  • Channel (geography), a landform consisting of the outline of the path of a narrow body of water
  • Canal, a man-made channel for water
  • Aquaporin, a cellular membrane structure that selectively passes water
  • An experimental tank
    • Ship model basin, used in naval architecture to study the behaviour of sea vessels
    • Water tunnel (hydrodynamic), used to study hydraulic flow
    • Wave tank, a laboratory setup for observing the behavior of surface waves (also called: wave flume)
    • Ripple tank, a shallow glass tank of water used in schools and colleges to demonstrate the basic properties of waves