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Definitions for corridor
ˈkɔr ɪ dər, -ˌdɔr, ˈkɒr-cor·ri·dor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corridornoun

    an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it

GCIDE

  1. Corridornoun

    any relatively narrow passageway or route, such as a strip of land through a foreign territory.

    Etymology: [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]

  2. Corridornoun

    a densely populated stretch of land; as, the Northeast corridor, extending from Richmond, Virginia into Maine.

    Etymology: [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]

Wiktionary

  1. corridornoun

    A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it.

    Etymology: corridore (= corridoio) long passage, from correre, to run.

  2. corridornoun

    A restricted tract of land that allows passage between two places.

    Etymology: corridore (= corridoio) long passage, from correre, to run.

  3. corridornoun

    Airspace restricted for the passage of aircraft.

    Etymology: corridore (= corridoio) long passage, from correre, to run.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corridornoun

    a gallery or passageway leading to several apartments of a house

    Etymology: [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]

  2. Corridornoun

    the covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place

    Etymology: [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]

Freebase

  1. Corridor

    The Corridor is a Via Rail passenger train service area in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Corridor is used by Via to refer to all Via inter-city passenger trains which start and end within the geographic region known as the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Other inter-city trains from outside the Corridor may have their terminus at stations in the Corridor, such as the Canadian and the Ocean, but are marketed by their respective train names and are not considered to be Corridor services. The Corridor service area has the heaviest passenger train frequency in Canada, with 36 Via trains traversing the route daily. About 67% of Via's revenue comes from Corridor routes. Via runs a mix of local-service and express trains in the Corridor. Most of the trackage is owned by CN, although Via also owns two former freight lines, one from Smiths Falls, Ontario, to Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec via Ottawa; and one from Chatham, Ontario to Tecumseh, Ontario. It also runs on Canadian Pacific rails between Smiths Falls and Brockville, Ontario. Prior to Via's formation in 1978, CN Rail operated trains on the same tracks and CP Rail also offered limited service. All trains are identified by number; however, in previous schedules these trains were named as well.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corridor

    kor′i-dōr, n. a passage-way or open gallery communicating with separate chambers.—n. Corr′idor-train, a train in which one can pass along from one carriage to another without having to leave the train. [Fr.,—It. corridore, a runner, a running—It. correre, to run—L. currĕre.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. corridor

    See COVERT-WAY.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. corridor

    The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corridor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4439

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corridor' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3767

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corridor' in Nouns Frequency: #1445

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corridor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corridor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of corridor in a Sentence

  1. Chris Murphy:

    I get worried when I see groups of senators that don't include members from the Northeast corridor that really care about making sure that we dramatically change transit times.

  2. Kris Sanders:

    Depending on where you are, wind gusts today are on the border of 40 mph, upwards of 60 mph possible, a lot of the higher winds are going to be in the far northwest part of Colorado and the far northeast part of Utah, stretching down maybe towards the I-70 corridor.

  3. Rich Young:

    We are aware of an issue impacting the quality of Fios service throughout the Northeast corridor, our network team is fully engaged. We are working through the root cause and have already seen service levels start to restore.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I still remember two life-sized marble statues of two great scientists in the corridor of Manchester Town Hall, which I saw many years ago. One of them is of John Dalton, the founder of modern Chemistry and the Atomic Theory, while the second statue is of James Prescott Joule, the founder of modern Physics and the discoverer of the Law of Conservation of Energy. I consider myself very fortunate to be the student of the University of Manchester, the home of great scientists, Dalton and Joule. And most importantly, I am proud to be the recipient of Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship that enabled me to obtain my Ph.D. I am thankful to The University of Manchester as much as to John Dalton's Trust Foundation, for the greatest educational experience of my life.

  5. Steven Ditmeyer:

    It's a multibillion-dollar, multiyear program to get the Northeast corridor up to full strength.

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