Channels vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between channels and sprue

is that channels is (channel) while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a verb channels

is (channel).

channels

English

Noun

(head)
  • (pluralonly) Formal lines of command and procedure.
  • I'd love to be able to help you, but you'll have put that request through channels .

    Verb

    (head)
  • (channel)
  • sprue

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) spruw, sprouw .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis.
  • Derived terms
    * celiac sprue

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (founding) The hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.
  • (founding) Material that cools in the feed channels to a mold.
  • See also
    * flash

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