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Definition of the noun aisle
What does aisle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aisles
- a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
- passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
- part of a church divided laterally from the nave proper by rows of pillars or columns
Alternative definition of the noun aisle
- A wing of a building, notably in a church separated from the nave proper by piers
- synonym: isle
- A clear path through rows of seating.
- A clear corridor in a supermarket with shelves on both sides containing goods for sale.
- Any path through an otherwise obstructed space.
Definition of the noun aisle for high school students
- a passageway between rows of seats
- example: Once we got inside the stadium we walked down the aisle to our seats.
The noun aisle is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Aisle is a record producer, musical artist.
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Phrases with Aisle
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aisle
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London and Its Environs (1915)
Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm)
aisle is the Beaufort Chapel, adjoining which is the tomb of Victoria's father, the Duke of Kent (d. 1820), consisting of an...
A Handbook for Travellers in Southern Germany ... [By John Murray III.] Seventh edition, corrected and enlarged (1857)
by John MURRAY (Publisher, of Albemarle Street, the Younger.)
aisle is an altar with coloured sculpture in the style of Wohlgemuth; and on the side-wall a painting in 15 compartments, dated 1512, representing the principal events in the life 0 our Saviour. At the end of the N. aisle is a ...
A handbook for travellers in southern Germany [by J. Murray. 1st, 2nd] 3rd, 5th, 7th-9th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th ed. [2 issues of the 7th ed. The 15th ed. is in 2pt.]. (1850)
by John Murray, John Murray (publishers.)
aisle is an altar with coloured sculpture in the style of Wohlgemuth : and on the side wall a painting in...
being a guide to Wuertemberg, Bavaria, Austria, Tyrol, Salzburg, Styria, &c., the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, and the Danube from Ulm to the Black Sea by John Murray (Firm)
aisle is an altar with coloured sculpture in the style of Wohlgemuth ; and on the side-wall a painting in 15 compartments, dated 1512, representing the principal events in the life of our Saviour. At the end of the N. aisle is a ...
Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis
AISLE returns on each side, so that a cross section through the transept resembles a similar section across the nave. In most churches, from the fifth century a.d. to the present time, the roofs of the aisles are lower than the nave roof, etc., so as ...
An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis
AISLE returns on each side, so that a cross section through the transept resembles a similar section across the nave. In most churches, from the fifth century .A.D. to the present time, the roofs of the aisles are lower than the nave roof, etc., so as ...
The Cathedral of Avila is Gothic with a Romanesque arrangement, and that of Valencia, begun in 1262, has two chapels attached to each side of the polygonal aisle around the apse. The principal part of the Cathedral of Avila was executed in ...
by Johann Georg Heck
In addition to the illumination obtained by this, and the glazed side-walls and ends, light is also admitted through glass in the higher side-walls of the middle aisle, and corresponding ventilation is afforded. There is a cellar under the whole .
by H. A. R. Gibb, E. van Donzel, P. J. Bearman, J. van Lent
aisle are plastered white and very lofty. The remaining columns are of marble. The plastered columns have large square bases and gilded capitals. Above these are [wood] beams that are also painted and ...
Being a New Abridgment by the Most Eminent Legal Authorities by Sir Alexander Wood Renton, William Bowstead
— The word aisle is said to be derived from the French ails (ala) a wing; for the Norman churches were built in the form of a cross, with a nave and two wings.
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
CHURCH TERMS aisle: ambulatory announcement: banns arches above side aisles: triforium architecture/decoration, study of: ecclesiology area: apse, nave area behind altar: retrochoir assembly: synod attendant and usher: verger ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)
a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm
Underthe headings Nave, Aisle, Choir, Apse, Chevet, and Lady-Chapel, the principal arrangements of the plan of a cathedral arc dealt with, and its architectural features, such as TowERandSpikE, Torch, Trifor- ium, Clerestory and Vault, are ...
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Aisle, St Nicholas, Harwich - the shape of the 'cut out' portions of the vault is a tip that the 'Gothic' appearance of the church is no more than a veneer over nineteenth century methods of construction.
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From Turku Cathedral, Finland.
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Ross's Your Independent Grocer.
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- Library Aisle
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- Breakfast Cereal Aisle
Breakfast Cereal Aisle, pics by Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube.
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- Aisle Seats Final final
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- Aisle window
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- Aeroplane Aisle
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- M&S Foodhall aisle
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- Up the Aisle
between sec 30 and 31
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- Wide Pantry Aisle
Doesn't have those aisle display pallets though.
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- Glass aisle
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Video language resources about Aisle
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- Aisle Meaning
Video shows what aisle means. A wing of a building, notably in a church separated from the nave proper by piers.. A clear path through rows of seating.. A clear ...
- Aisle Salmon meaning and pronunciation
The act of moving in the opposite direction of everyone else using the aisle. While they can be spotted in any type of aisle, they are frequently seen on airlines ...
- Dream meaning of Aisle
- Narrow Aisle Technical Description
- Narrow Aisle Technical Description (ES)
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Quotes about Aisle
I think that more and more you're going to see people of good will on their side of the aisle say you know what, we got to get off the bus here, this is not headed in the right direction. (David Axelrod)
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Scrabble value of A1I1S1L1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AISLE
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