American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A narrow hallway, passageway, or gallery, often with rooms or apartments opening onto it.
- n. A tract of land forming a passageway, such as one that allows an inland country access to the sea through another country.
- n. A restricted tract of land for the passage of trains.
- n. Restricted airspace for the passage of aircraft.
- n. The restricted path followed by a spacecraft on a particular mission.
- n. A thickly populated strip of land connecting two or more urban areas: the Boston-Washington corridor.
- idiom. corridors of power A place in which powerful leaders work and rule.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, a gallery or passage in a building.
- n. In fortification, a covered way carried round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place. Wilhelm, Mil. Dict.
- n. See the extract.
- n. In car-building, a narrow passage between the side of a sleeping-, dining-, stateroom- or other car and a partition which incloses the staterooms, lavatory, kitchen, or other apartment.
- n. A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it, for example in railway carriages (see Wikipedia).
- n. A restricted tract of land that allows passage between two places.
- n. Airspace restricted for the passage of aircraft.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Arch.) A gallery or passageway leading to several apartments of a house.
- n. (Fort.), rare The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place.
- n. any relatively narrow passageway or route, such as a strip of land through a foreign territory.
- n. a densely populated stretch of land.
- n. an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it
- Italian corridore (= corridoio) long passage, from correre, to run. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Italian corridore, from correre, to run, from Latin currere; see kers- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The right of way for most of the corridor is already assembled – the median of Interstate 4.”
“At the end of the corridor is a ramshackle guard post.”
“A: If you look at the markets for the last few months, the moment the Nifty hits around 5,000 odd levels, you enter into what we call a corridor of uncertainty where investors were not able to take a call - from these levels and technically below 4,900 odd levels-what is the risk reward ratio on the upside.”
“To western side of this central corridor is "Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collection," a fitting tribute of gratitude to Lynda and Stewart Resnick, whose generous gift supported the construction of the Pavilion.”
“The ways in which this corridor is dysfunctional for bikes today have almost nothing to do with the drawbridge itself.”
“We are actually in complete agreement that transit speed and reliability in this corridor is vital.”
“The NE corridor is going to get funding to upgrade the slow section through CT.”
“Was getting a talk in the corridor from the new Inspector who was concerned about the inappropiate nicknames of some shift members.”
“The main gate of this energy corridor is Gwadar, Baluchistan.”
“The corridor is unique in and of itself – displaying architectural and design features unlike any other rail corridor in the State of New Jersey.”
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