Definition of canalization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

canalization

 noun
(British English also -isation)noun
BrE BrE//ˌkænəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkænələˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](specialist)
 
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the process of making a river wider, deeper or straighter; the process of making a river into a canal (1)