channelization love

Definitions

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  • n. The reconstruction of a natural waterway so as to flow in a different path; canalization
  • n. The division of a wide-band communications channel into multiple narrow-band channels

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as canalization, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. management through specified channels of communication

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Examples

  • This is a great band into which to deploy mobile WiMax because of the geographic coverage -- Clearwire says that they can reach 90m residents with current licenses -- and the channelization, which is wide enough to allow sufficient bandwidth for real mobile applications, including video.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Because Vivato's product is both an access point and an antenna integrated into one package, they may have more control over how they handle this kind of channelization or reuse while still working within Wi-Fi specifications.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Cindy Brown, who runs the Gulf of Mexico program for The Nature Conservancy (and, I am proud to say, is a Nicholas School alum), applauds projects like this but believes they will eventually fall short without addressing the root causes of the wetlands problem -- the mess we have made of the Mississippi River with the dams and the levees and the channelization and the canals crisscrossing the delta.

    Bill Chameides: Working on the Wetlands: One Blade of Grass at a Time

  • Deforestation, over grazing, river channelization, hardscaping (covering large swaths of landscape with asphalt and concrete), and many other activities impact the frequency and severity of natural disasters.

    Why are There so Many Natural Disasters Lately?

  • First, by closing unused canals and halting destructive channelization projects and dredge and fill operations in the midst of the Louisiana wetlands.

    Edward Flattau: Gulf Restoration

  • Deforestation, over-grazing, river channelization, hardscaping covering large swaths of landscape with asphalt and concrete, and many other activities impact the frequency and severity of natural disasters.

    Saundra Schimmelpfennig: Why are There so Many Natural Disasters Lately?

  • But the reality of life before modern engineering and river channelization was simply more biblical: The river giveth, and the river taketh away.

    Interstate 69

  • I am concerned, however, about the channelization of characters 4e seems to prescribe, making them even less unique from character to character.

    4e Rogue Unveiled « Geek Related

  • The correct explanation, however, has to do with a number of factors, the biggest of which are probably subsidence of the land mostly due to natural forces and the channelization of the Mississippi River, which prevents replenishing annual freshwater floods in the marsh.

    More Global Warming Baloney from the AP | RedState

  • Most of these streams are highly modified by upstream flood control, channelization, and erosion; they mostly have fine sandy substrates and tend to be entrenched, wide, and shallow.

    Ecoregions of Oklahoma (EPA)

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