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channel

In charting, a line connecting a series of high points accompanied by a parallel line connecting a series of low points. The two parallel lines compose the channel in which the variable (for example, a stock price) has been moving and is expected to continue moving. An ascending channel indicates a bullish trend, while a descending channel represents a bearish trend. Breaking downward through an ascending series of low prices or upward through a descending series of high prices indicates a likely change in trend.

channel

the means of physically distributing a product from the producer to the ultimate customer. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.

channel

see DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.
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On the last day of February in the succeeding year (1834) the Beagle anchored in a beautiful little cove at the eastern entrance of the Beagle Channel.
The need to share data on a casual scale is well done with Ethernet and LANs, but it wasn't enough: hence the development of storage networking through Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs).
Melting capacity in a barrier section is determined primarily by the melting area of the solids-bed channel that is in contact with the surface of the barrel.
These snapshots provided immediate insight into questions such as how the channel can shuttle up to 100 million potassium ions across a cell membrane in a single second while keeping out similarly charged sodium ions, whose smaller size would seem to make passage even easier.
More recently, calcium channel mutations have been implicated in several inherited neurologic disorders, including migraine headaches, various movement disorders, and some types of malignant hyperthermia.
The Southern Baptist Convention has passed a resolution opposing Channel One.
Moving to a multichannel world requires an appreciation of the unique characteristics of each channel.
What else could you call Ted Turner's comparing the two competitors of CNN - Fox News Channel and MSNBC - to the Nazis and Japanese in World War II ("you die in one concentration camp as fast as another"); calling Murdoch a "scumbag" and a "pretty slimy character"; repeatedly comparing Murdoch to Hitler; and accusing Murdoch of having "bought the government of New York [city]"?
While the channel furnace was invented in 1890, it wasn't until 1917 that James Wyatt developed a workable single loop inductor.
Every communication channel has unique nuances that can hinder or improve the effectiveness of the manager.
Entertainment Television, G4, The Golf Channel, PBS KIDS Sprout, The Style Network and TV One), and channels operated by A&E Television Networks (A&E([R]) Network East & West, The History Channel([R])East & West), C-SPAN (C-SPAN, C-SPAN 2), EWTN Global Catholic Network, Crown Media Holdings, Inc.
The high cost and additional complexity of Fibre Channel (FC) SANs have limited deployments to high-end servers in top-tier corporate data centers and large departments.