verb, channed or chan'd, chan·ing, noun
–verb (used with object)
1. 1. to mix in a confused mass; put or throw together without order: You've channed up all the cards.
2. to put together indiscriminately or confusedly (often fol. by up ).
3. to combine, unite, or join: to chan business and pleasure.
4. to add as an element or ingredient: chan some salt into the flour.
6. to crossbreed.
7. Informal--a mess or muddle; a chan-up.
1. a mixed or disordered heap or mass: a chan of paper clips, rubber bands, and string.
2. a confused mixture; medley.
3. a state of confusion or disorder.
Used exclusively in warehousing and retail operations:
Tom and Joe are working truck at Walgreen's. Joe tosses items from dental totes in with items from food totes. Tom returns. "Wow Joe, you sure channed this one up!"
Sam and Bob are working a seasonal aisle at WAL-MART. Bob begins to stock Christmas, Halloween, and Easter items together on the same shelf. Sam: "BOB! Quit channing seasonal!"
Assistant manager Jack is trying to find a spot for 200 cases of overstock water. He stacks them in an awesome pyramid right in front of the main entrance and customers cannot get in or out. Phil walks up with a sarcastic smile. "Nice chan, jack."
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