from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or practice of serving as a medium through which a spirit guide purportedly communicates with living persons.
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- v. Present participle of channel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of forming a channel or channels.
- n. A channel or a system of channels; a groove.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A system of channels or gutters.
- n. In architecture, channels or grooves, taken collectively: as, the channeling of the Doric column. See channel, 6 .
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So, who was Michael Westin channeling as the man in the fancy suit last night on Burn Notice?
The North American leaders are not necessarily against these types of measures, but it would likely require bigger government and a larger role in channeling the direction of the free market, something some lobbyists would strongly oppose.
Mr. JARRETT: I hate to use the word channeling, but - because everybody uses it - but we were letting the songs take us somewhere.
In the 1980s, the Council for National Policy was heavily involved in channeling money from the religious right into a variety of efforts supporting President Ronald Reagan's Central America policies ranging from building support in for his policies in the United States to building ties with the international right via arms dealers, mercenaries, and other such forces (source).
The frequency you are channeling is projected on your shadow in red letters.
The boards are now passe, but "channeling" - as in reaching a spirit being from another dimension, an angel or some kind of higher intelligence - is huge, the author told me.
And let’s keep it simple, again channeling Oliver, and lets call this three simple steps to the next chapter in your story.
No doubt, for some artists, there’s a bigger charge in channeling Cassandra than Pangloss.
Though the idea of channeling Shirley Jackson is a little frightening.
Only a month after taking office in 2001 President Bush promoted the idea of channeling taxpayer funds to faith-based organizations (FBOs).