from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A part of a church divided laterally from the nave by a row of pillars or columns.
- n. A passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane.
- n. A passageway for inside traffic, as in a department store, warehouse, or supermarket.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wing of a building, notably in a church separated from the nave proper by piers.
- n. A clear path through rows of seating.
- n. A clear corridor in a supermarket with shelves on both sides containing goods for sale.
- n. Any path through an otherwise obstructed space.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lateral division of a building, separated from the middle part, called the nave, by a row of columns or piers, which support the roof or an upper wall containing windows, called the clearstory wall.
- n. Improperly used also for the have; -- as in the phrases, a church with three aisles, the middle aisle.
- n. Also (perhaps from confusion with alley), a passage into which the pews of a church open.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, winged or having wings.
- n. Properly, a lateral subdivision of a church, parallel to the nave, choir, or transept, from which it is divided by piers or columns, and often surmounted by a gallery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
- n. a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
- n. part of a church divided laterally from the nave proper by rows of pillars or columns
It's not so much on the real rare, high-end comics or artwork but the bad economic news seems to be prompting a downturn in, as one of them put it, "the kind of merchandise that the guy across the aisle is also carrying."
Either way it goes, any real patriot can see that both sides of the aisle is the problem Neo-Cons and Libs.
The central "aisle" is devoted to "Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico," which in fact features masterworks from roughly 1400 to 400 BC, ranging from the massive stone portrait heads of rulers ...
Or, glad that one side of the aisle is still trying to make this country work.
In the blogosphere, the right side of the aisle is having a collective orgasm.
A stroll down a supermarket aisle is enlivened by signs such as this one:
We have someone actively trying to construct a narrative that one side of the political aisle is less honest than the other.
He said the only downside to working the toilet-seat aisle is customers so attached to their old models that they bring them along to make sure the replacement seat is identical.
And his willingness to work across the aisle is why I considered voting for him - until he chose Palin as his running mate.
But that isn't a sacrifice either side of the aisle is willing to make!