water channel

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water channel, condensation channel

A trough-like depression in the top of the interior sill of a glazed opening to collect and drain away condensed moisture which forms on the interior face of the glass.
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1.Which channel of water separates the two parts of Istanbul?
A coral-killing starfish has begun infesting a channel of water in the Philippines famed for having some of the most diverse marine life in the world, the government said Friday.
While there is a narrow channel of water next to the fish barrier at the tailrace that gives salmon a shortcut back to the river, it is not attractive to fish.
Sound: A channel of water, larger than a strait, joining two larger bodies of water.
Another way Bee has found to compensate for high land and construction costs is to develop market rate housing buildings with a percentage of affordable housing, such as the 300 unit condo project he is working on along the Gowanus Canal--a channel of water in South Brooklyn that has been cleaned of the toxicity for which it was renowned in the late 1980's.
His team will attempt crossings from the coasts of Greece and Italy to the island of Sardinia, as well as across the Strait of Gibraltar, a channel of water at the Mediterranean's mouth that separates Europe from Africa.
Ms Thom said: "This feature is considered the most dangerous because it consists of a channel of water one metre deep which has an artificially created current which is quite strong."
Scientists have had their first inside look at ice layers, frozen debris, and, a surprising channel of water deep beneath an Antarctic ice stream, thanks to an ice probe designed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif.
Debbie Parker said non-swimmer Jake and his sister Lauren, nine, were playing happily in the sand for half an hour before he vanished in a channel of water.
From blue opacity you look into light and down the height of a top lit stairwell, where a thin channel of water cut into stone steps terminates in a brimming pool, and a glowing red wall screens the living-room beyond.
It will include an acrylic tunnel that will surround visitors with sharks and clouds of colourful fish, a dramatic walk through a surging channel of water at the bottom of an Alaskan glacier.