“It immediately erupted into this back channel of gossip,” Benedetto remembers.
The house becomes a back channel of sorts, as the men mingle over drinks and cigars and cultivate business deals.
The new uprising in the Kashmiri capital of Srinagar makes it imperative to get back to the back channel and finish the talks.
We were trying to get up a slue, or back channel, by a short cut, and the stern-wheel never spun twice in the same direction.
Occasionally the racket from the back channel could be heard above the tumult.
The filter was operated from 1899 until the fall of 1907 with raw water taken from what is known as the "back channel."
a secret, indirect, or irregular means of communication, esp. for sensitive government and diplomacy matters
back channel, adj; back channel, v