Channel iron

Definitions

  • A Regular Channel-iron Kiln Truck
    A Regular Channel-iron Kiln Truck
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Channel iron (Arch) an iron bar or beam having a section resembling a flat gutter or channel.
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Usage

In literature:

Square across the dredged channel and completely blocking it lay a single span of an iron bridge.
"The Riverman" by Stewart Edward White
The current has washed a deeper channel under the iron-bound timbers.
"Truxton King" by George Barr McCutcheon
Iron plates in the form of the letter T placed under the channels to add strength.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
In Figure 81 will be seen another type of Regular Channel-iron Kiln Truck designed for edge piling "cross-wise" of the dry kiln.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The large quantity of aniline and toluidine now made has opened up a channel for the use of the waste borings from cast-iron.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
In such bridges the water-channel may be made of cast iron.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
At the Iron Gates a channel 80 yds.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
Channel iron Fer en U.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In poetry:

Dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack,
Butting through the Channel in the mad March days,
With a cargo of Tyne coal,
Road-rails, pig-lead,
Firewood, iron-ware, and cheap tin trays.
"Cargoes" by John Masefield

In news:

For a rock band, there's only one real way to channel the spirits of Steppenwolf, Deep Purple, and, well, the Eagles without sounding grossly ironic: have one of your dads be a member of Aerosmith.
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In science:

Limiting our consideration to the s-wave channel, what is important is the gap value at (0, 0),(π , 0) and (π , π) in the extended Brillouin zone, since the Fermi surfaces of iron pnictides are small and enclose those points.
Simple Real-Space Picture of Nodeless and Nodal s-wave Gap Functions in Iron Pnictide Superconductors
The HCALs are complemented by a TCMT detector consisting of 96cm of iron instrumented with 16 layers of 5mm×5cm scintillator strips, which tag shower leakage and detect muons. It has a total of around 300 channels.
CALICE Report to the Calorimeter R&D Review Panel
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