verb (used with object), verb (used without object), channelized, channelizing.
to channel.
Also, especially British, channelise.

1600–10; channel1 + -ize

channelization, noun
nonchannelized, adjective
unchannelized, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
channelize or channelise (ˈtʃænəlaɪz)
(tr) to guide through or as if through a channel; provide a channel for
channelise or channelise

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Example sentences
Caution tape is also sometimes used to channelize pedestrians.
Devices used to channelize pedestrians shall be detectable to users of long
  canes and visible to persons having low vision.
Right-of-way may be required to provide left turn lanes and to fully channelize
  an intersection.
Curbs are used to channelize both traffic and water.
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