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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 ?
Of a sudden it turned into an apartment on the right of the corridor, and an instant later as I rushed in I found myself facing two of the Mahars.
Here there were no reptiles--the way was clear to the opposite side of the hideous chamber--and a moment later Woola and I dropped down to safety in the corridor beyond.
Back and back it slid for ten feet until it had disclosed at its right a narrow doorway leading into a dark and narrow corridor that paralleled the outer wall.
Down the corridor at some distance I saw the faint reflection of a light, and toward this we made our way.
Here was another doorway leading into a corridor which ran directly down a steep incline.
We had proceeded but a few yards along the corridor that had given us entrance to this strange maze when Woola gave mouth to a most frightful roar, at the same time dashing against the clear partition at our left.
Thuvia lost no time in leading us toward the corridor which winds back and forth up through the cliffs toward the surface thousands of feet above the level on which we had been.
And while I was thus engaged and had for the moment forgotten my apprehensions concerning prowling beasts, I was startled into tense silence by a distinct and unmistakable sound coming from the dark corridor farther toward the heart of the cliff--the sound of padded feet moving stealthily in my direction.
We are at the end of the corridor," I replied, "and daylight is coming in from the outside world just ahead.
A great, jagged hole was torn in the ceiling, and the wall toward the corridor had been blown entirely out.
We could not escape the way that we had entered the apartment, for not only was the corridor now choked with debris, but beyond the corridor there were doubtless many members of the emperor's household who would stop us.
He waited a moment to see whether the cornet would answer, but he turned and went out of the corridor.