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corridor

1. a hallway or passage connecting parts of a building
2. a strip of land or airspace along the route of a road or river
3. a strip of land or airspace that affords access, either from a landlocked country to the sea (such as the Polish corridor, 1919-39, which divided Germany) or from a state to an exclave (such as the Berlin corridor, 1945--90, which passed through the former East Germany)
4. a passageway connecting the compartments of a railway coach
5. corridors of power the higher echelons of government, the Civil Service, etc., considered as the location of power and influence
6. a flight path that affords safe access for intruding aircraft

Corridor

A narrow passageway or gallery connecting several rooms or apartments within a residence, school, hospital, office building or other structure.

What does it mean when you dream about a corridor?

Symbol of transition; going from one situation to something different. Alternatively, a corridor can represent a route to one’s unconscious mind. In psychoanalysis, a womb symbol. (See also Hallway).

corridor

[′kär·ə·dər]
(ecology)
A land bridge that allows free migration of fauna in both directions.

corridor

1. A long interior passageway providing access to several rooms.
2. A public means of access from several rooms or spaces to an exit.
3. An enclosed passageway that limits the means of egress to a single path of travel. Also see exit, passageway.

corridor

corridor
i. A ‘hole' with defined boundaries, through the terminal control area designated Class B Airspace, in which aircraft may operate without an ATC (air traffic control) clearance or communication with air traffic control.
ii. A safe path variably for either a low-level penetration that is relatively free of obstructions or a path in which enemy radar cover is least or is relatively safe from enemy defenses. Also, a path through which certain types of traffic are permitted.
iii. A restricted air route specified for use by friendly aircraft and established for the purpose of preventing friendly aircraft from being fired on by friendly forces.
References in classic literature ?
A screen was placed at the entrance of the corridor, so as to hide it from the view of persons passing on the stairs.
Ere she had closed the door on me and herself, the corridor was already filled with day-pupils, tearing down their cloaks, bonnets, and cabas from the wooden pegs on which they were suspended; the shrill voice of a maitresse was heard at intervals vainly endeavouring to enforce some sort of order; vainly, I say: discipline there was none in these rough ranks, and yet this was considered one of the best-conducted schools in Brussels.
Like well-schooled terriers, they paced the corridors with us, but I could not help but note the lathering jowls, nor the hungry expressions with which they eyed Tars Tarkas and myself.
They walked along the corridor till they came to the entrance of the school.
Fouquet walked with a deliberate step along the little corridor, where MM.
He waited a moment to see whether the cornet would answer, but he turned and went out of the corridor.
As fast as he could run Astok entered the main corridor that led to the tower chamber.
It is true that we were not supposed to enter the deeper corridors and apartments except on special occasions when we were instructed to do so; but as we were considered a lower order without intelligence there was little reason to fear that we could accomplish any harm by so doing, and so we were not hindered as we entered the corridor which led below.
With a scream he turned to flee back into the lesser terrors of the gloomy corridors and apartments from which he had just emerged, but the frightful men anticipated his intentions.
She opened her eyes to see that they were in a corridor dimly lighted by gratings set in its roof--a winding corridor, water filled from wall to wall.
They had reached the tower now, and as they entered it from the subterranean corridor a backward glance revealed the van of their pursuers--hideous kaldanes mounted upon swift and powerful rykors.
Before they departed with their torches, I saw that I had not been conducted to the farthest extremity of the cavern, for a dark and gloomy corridor led beyond my prison room into the heart of the cliff.