corridor
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɒɹɪˌdɔː(ɹ)/, /ˈkɒɹɪˌdə(ɹ)/
  • (America) enPR: kôrʹədôr', IPA: /ˈkɔɹəˌdɔɹ/
Noun

corridor (plural corridors)

  1. A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it, as in a building or in a railway carriage.
    • 1915, G[eorge] A. Birmingham [pseudonym; James Owen Hannay], chapter I, in Gossamer, New York, N.Y.: George H. Doran Company, OCLC 5661828 ↗:
      There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. […] Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
  2. A restricted tract of land that allows passage between two places.
  3. (military, historical, rare) The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place.
  4. Airspace restricted for the passage of aircraft.
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: couloir aérien
  • German: Korridor
  • Italian: corridoio aereo
  • Portuguese: corredor aéreo
  • Russian: коридо́р
  • Spanish: pasillo, corredor



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