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Definition of "aisle" []

  • A part of a church divided laterally from the nave by a row of pillars or columns. (noun)
  • A passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane. (noun)
  • A passageway for inside traffic, as in a department store, warehouse, or supermarket. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aisle" in a sentence
  • "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 ..."