Crossword clues for canalization
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Canalization \Ca*nal`i*za"tion\, n. Construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals. [R.]
n. (alternative spelling of canalisation English)
Canalization may refer to:
- Canalization, the process of introducing weirs and locks to a river so as to secure a defined depth suitable for navigation
- Channelization, the process of modifying the course of a stream so that it follows a restricted path
- Canalisation (genetics), a measure of the ability of a genotype to produce the same phenotype regardless of variability of its environment
- Canalization (psychology) ( canalizing), the form of satisfaction or discharge, the term established by Pierre Janet and Gardner Murphy
Usage examples of "canalization".
No deepening, embanking, straightening, canalization of the river is to be permanently effective until all danger of flood can be removed.
And the astute suggestion of the practical Joliet for the canalization of its waters, may be realized in the safe passage not merely of boats but of stately, giant, ocean-sized vessels from the Great Lakes to the gulf.
But the brain in it has had a man's canalization and many years of enthusiastic male sex experience.
Her subconscious equated "hungry" with "poor" in a canalization it had acquired in the 1930's.
But the brain in it has had a man’s canalization and many years of enthusiastic male sex experience.
Her subconscious equated “hungry” with “poor” in a canalization it had acquired in the 1930’s.
Such leakage seemed to establish a preferred path, a canalization, whereby the condition of the victim became steadily worse.
Subjection of nature’s forces to man, machinery, application of chemistry to industry and agriculture, steam navigation, railways, electric telegraphs, clearing of whole continents for cultivation, canalization or rivers, whole populations conjured out of the ground - what earlier century had even a presentiment that such productive forces slumbered in the lap of social labor?