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channel
noun; of a river; /ˈtʃænəl/
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The part of a river where boats can pass.
We have to keep our boat in the channel.

channel
noun; connection; /ˈtʃænəl/
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A connection between initiating and terminating nodes of a circuit.
The guard-rail provided the channel between the downed wire and the tree.

channel
noun; storage medium; /ˈtʃænəl/
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The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
This chip in this disk drive is the channel device.

comprise
y=x; /kəmˈpɹaɪz/
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If x comprises y, y is all the things that, together, make x.
The United States comprises 50 states.

convert
noun; /ˈkɒnvɜːt/
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A convert is a person who changed their beliefs or religion.
countable
And we must not discount those who became converts to the new religion.

empirical
/ɪmˈpɪrɪkəl/
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If something is empirical, it is based on or can be checked by observation or experience.
This hypothesis has been challenged on both theoretical and empirical grounds.

equipment
/ɪ'kwɪpmənt/
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Your equipment is the things that you use to do a job or sport.
uncountable
The soldiers had to carry all their equipment on their backs.

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