- v. Simple past tense and past participle of canalise.
“canalised," as one brochure said with unfortunate overtones of dentistry, between tidy stone walls.”
“Fish Island comprises a few narrow lanes enclosed by the A12 and the river Lea navigation a canalised river.”
“On the edge of the farmed land, the bank of the river was thick with rush and reed – softening the boundaries of the canalised stream, which was realigned in the 19th century.”
“Gabriele - Rivers change their course over time here too, either by being canalised or diverted or just because they feel like it.”
“According to Ariew, canalised development is the hallmark of the development of these paradigmatically biological traits, and the research programs of scientists like Chomsky should be seen as attempts to demonstrate the canalised development of psychological traits.”
“A phenotypic outcome is environmentally canalised if those features of the surface which direct development to that endpoint are relatively insensitive to the manipulation of the environmental parameters.”
“A phenotypic outcome is genetically canalised if those features of the surface which direct development to that endpoint are relatively insensitive to the manipulation of the genetic parameters.”
“This idealist social reformer, therefore, finds the current of his demand canalised.”
“In cities, the canalised Liesbeek River in Cape Town flooded recently and Johannesburg's Jukskei did so repeatedly.”
“Moreover, dangerous human proclivities can be canalised into comparatively harmless channels by the existence of opportunities for money-making and private wealth, which, if they cannot be satisfied in this way, may find their outlet in cruelty, the reckless pursuit of personal power and authority, and other forms of self-aggrandisement.”
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