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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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Even in a 500-plus TV channel universe, no one said it couldn't be all sports.
When processors asked screw designer Robert Dray how to compare different types of barrier screws, he modeled melting capacity based on the biggest single factor, solids channel area.
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Also, Fibre Channel products are generally available today from a wide range of storage and interconnect vendors.
The presentations discussed four major aspects of calcium channels that are relevant for understanding their roles in genetic and environmental neurologic disorders: the genetics and molecular biology of channel structure; interactions between calcium channels and intracellular signaling pathways; the effects of toxicants on calcium channel function, both through direct interactions with channel subunits and by altering intracellular signaling; and the genetics, molecular biology, and physiology of inherited disorders caused by mutations in the genes encoding calcium channel subunits or from autoimmune disorders caused by the generation of antibodies against subunits of those proteins.
By adding channels, insurers provide consumers with more choices in how they purchase products and obtain service.
Most media coverage of the case has echoed their views and ignored Judge Cote's unprecedented prior restraint against the city's use of its own PEG channels.
Yet, there is evidence that effective executives are sensitive to the impact of the medium and selet appropriate channels for their messages.
As the addition of these widely carried basic and expanded basic channels illustrates, HITS has made a quantum leap from its launch twelve years ago with respect to programming as well as in our technology upgrades," said Gary Traver, COO of Comcast Media Center.
The forces behind The Tennis Channel, a venture set to make its debut late this year, think so.
Coordinate the development of appropriate Fibre Channel Management Information Bases (MIBs) and map them into CIM.
The nervous system has lots of ion channels,' says David Corey of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, who has studied mechanisms of hearing and balance.