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aisle

a lateral division in a church flanking the nave or chancel

Aisle

The circulatory space flanking and parallel to the nave in a church, separated from it by a row of columns; a walkway between seats in a theater, auditorium, or other place of public assembly.

aisle

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(architecture)
A passageway between or alongside blocks of seats, as in an auditorium.
One of the parts of a basilica which are located at the sides of the nave, with each aisle separated from it by a row of columns.

aisle

1. A longitudinal passage between sections of seats in an auditorium or church.
2. In a church, the space flanking and parallel to the nave; usually separated from it by columns, intended primarily for circulation but sometimes containing seats.
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Get an aisle seat or exit row so you can get up and walk around whenever possible.
Take Me Home by Alexandra Collier will be a part of IAP's 2014 Other Forces Festival (see page 80), but don't expect to book an aisle seat. This new site-specific piece is set in "the mobile heart of the city"--a taxicab.
According to department of justice, evidence at the trial showed that Erramilli was the last passenger to board a Southwest Airlines flight to Chicago's Midway Airport on June 14, 2011, and was seated in the only open seat available between the victim, who had chosen a window seat to sleep during the flight, and her husband, who had chosen an aisle seat to enable easier access during the flight.
Strive to obtain an aisle seat. (In one study, 19 of 20 travelers who developed a clot sat in a non-aisle seat, most often the window seat.)
While passengers may fight over the two-two-one configuration to get an individual aisle seat, I was reasonably comfortable with the amount of space between my neighbour and I, far enough apart for a certain amount of privacy but close enough to have a chat without disturbing other people.
The profile also stores past and future bookings, travel preferences such as window or aisle seat for air travel, and loyalty program information for airlines and car rental companies so that consumers can easily navigate through the online booking process.
Summary: A guaranteed aisle seat, special meals, access to the VIP lounge -- and tickets to a musical?
I HAVE yet to come across someone sitting on the aisle seat on a train with earphones connected to an iPod or similar device.
All this information would be printed on the passenger's boarding pass and Mr Wallace adds: "the message on the boarding pass would recommend that window seat passengers joined the first group and that aisle seat passengers should follow.
I bought my online ticket early to ensure getting an aisle seat. I'm left-handed and more comfortable on the aisle, where I won't punch my seatmate in the ribs.
Stick to the aisle seat. In-flight rules will be enforced more than ever, so mind your manners and pay close attention to the flight attendants and cabin crews.