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canalize

ca·nal·ize

canalize

 
pronunciation:
k nae laIz [or] kae n laIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: canalized, canalizes, canalizing
definition 1: to furnish with or convert into a canal or canals.
definition 2: to make one or more canals or channels through.
definition 3: to provide an outlet for or channel into a specific direction.
derivation: canalization (n.)