isle vs aisle

isle aisle


  • 1) An island.
  • 2) An island, especially a small one.
  • 3) Poetic An island.
  • 4) See aisle.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) A spot within another of a different color, as upon the wings of some insects.
  • 6) A hot coal; an ember: usually in the plural.
  • 7) In entomology, same as islet, 2.
  • 8) An old spelling of aisle.
  • 9) To dwell on an isle.
  • 10) a short platform, generally protected by posts, placed in the middle of a busy street as a convenience and a temporary stopping-place in crossing the street and as a place of safety in avoiding passing vehicles. Also called refuge.
  • 11) To cause to become or appear like an isle; insulate; island.
  • 12) Todwellonanisle.
  • 13) Poetic To cause to become an island, or like an island; to surround or encompass; to island.


  • 1) A wing of a building, notably in a church separated from the nave proper by piers.
  • 2) Any path through an otherwise obstructed space.
  • 3) A clear corridor in a supermarket with shelves on both sides containing goods for sale.
  • 4) A clear path through rows of seating.
  • 5) A passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane.
  • 6) A passageway for inside traffic, as in a department store, warehouse, or supermarket.
  • 7) A part of a church divided laterally from the nave, transept, or choir by a row of columns.
  • 8) Improperly used also for the have; -- as in the phrases, a church with three aisles, the middle aisle.
  • 9) Also (perhaps from confusion with alley), a passage into which the pews of a church open.
  • 10) A lateral division of a building, separated from the middle part, called the nave, by a row of columns or piers, which support the roof or an upper wall containing windows, called the clearstory wall.
  • 11) part of a church divided laterally from the nave proper by rows of pillars or columns
  • 12) a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • 13) Properly, a lateral subdivision of a church, parallel to the nave, choir, or transept, from which it is divided by piers or columns, and often surmounted by a gallery.
  • 14) In heraldry, winged or having wings.


  • 1) Luck begins with a call from a holiday isle.
  • 2) An inquest on the holiday isle recorded a verdict of accidental death.
  • 3) Eat in this way and you will return from any Greek isle with your figure intact.
  • 4) The case has caused outrage in the Mediterranean holiday isle.
  • 5) Spanish police arrested him on the holiday isle and took him to Madrid.
  • 6) Filming is due to begin soon on the holiday isle of Malta.
  • 7) The trial on the Greek holiday isle had to be temporarily halted as she fainted in the witness box and was escorted out.
  • 8) It made its unscheduled landing midway through the trip on the Indonesian holiday isle of Bali.
  • 9) He might have kicked off life from humble beginnings on the tiny sunshine isle of Madeira off the coast of Africa.
  • 10) And until now she has kept her desert island discs firmly away from cameras on holiday on the isle of St Barts.
  • 11) Government, contrary to the beliefs of the those in government and those on the left of the isle is a drag on the economy.
  • 12) The same day they passed another uninhabited island, which they called the isle of Birds, from its many wild-fowl.
  • 13) You say that as if purging the Hill of corporate shilling whores on both sides of the isle is a bad thing.
  • 14) Yes | No | Report from gman3186 wrote 25 weeks 6 days ago as a matter of fact i hunt in isle of wight county born and raised in windsor virginia which is in isle of wight county im glad someone pointed out the fact about the dogs i dont belong to a club but still shoot the deer they run to me.
  • 15) A man three seats down and across the isle is drawing up plans in his head for a new apartment complex.
  • 16) You can find them in isle three, wedged between American Idol and Harry Potter, on the same shelf as Iggy Pop and The Cramps.
  • 17) The GOP shutdown the state legislature for nearly six weeks this summer, and the corruption on both sides of the isle is quite disturbing.
  • 18) From the other side of the isle is self-proclaimed "godless liberal" PZ Myers, claiming that Hitler "was quite the vocal Catholic".
  • 19) When someone asked her if there would be a runner down the main isle, she said no.
  • 20) ‘This house is set on the side of a low wooded hill overlooking Lough Gill and the lake isle of Innisfree.’
  • 21) ‘There are the Bikini Islanders, a gentle people who consider the tiny isle their home.’
  • 22) ‘As my thinking cap is keeping me positive, the emerald isle moves me.’
  • 23) ‘Suffice to say some people on this fair isle have no sense of humour.’
  • 24) ‘Land of beaches, hills and valleys, fairest isle of all the earth.’


  • 1) But yesterday he walked down the aisle.
  • 2) You couldn't walk down the aisle of the buses because of cases of beer.
  • 3) They walked up the aisle as a family this time in front of 180 guests.
  • 4) Since then her fans have wondered when she'll be walking down the aisle in real life.
  • 5) It's great news for Gwyneth if she is set to walk down the aisle for the second time.
  • 6) Suddenly a creature appeared in the center aisle.
  • 7) Narrow aisles appear to go on for miles.
  • 8) Now all we must do is adapt this to the food aisles over here.
  • 9) He asked her whether it was difficult to steer the trolley down the narrow aisle.
  • 10) Are we really going to walk this aisle?
  • 11) Have a look in the fruit and veg aisle.
  • 12) Be careful when you go shopping as there could be something lurking in the fruit and veg aisle.
  • 13) You can't ask the bride to walk up the aisle again because you missed it.
  • 14) There's something about that frozen foods aisle.
  • 15) Are you walking up the aisle this year, as the tabloids are all saying?
  • 16) I find wandering the aisles a respite.
  • 17) I can't linger around the biscuit aisle for very long.
  • 18) I must push the trolley myself, while my team scans the aisles with narrowed eyes.
  • 19) One page is blank except for the enigmatic line: 'The aisles are but narrow.
  • 20) But despite his best efforts, the hopeless and divorced romantic can't help himself and is heading off down the aisle again.
  • 21) It's not so much on the real rare, high-end comics or artwork but the bad economic news seems to be prompting a downturn in, as one of them put it, "the kind of merchandise that the guy across the aisle is also carrying."
  • 22) Either way it goes, any real patriot can see that both sides of the aisle is the problem Neo-Cons and Libs.
  • 23) The central "aisle" is devoted to "Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico," which in fact features masterworks from roughly 1400 to 400 BC, ranging from the massive stone portrait heads of rulers ...
  • 24) Or, glad that one side of the aisle is still trying to make this country work.
  • 25) In the blogosphere, the right side of the aisle is having a collective orgasm.
  • 26) A stroll down a supermarket aisle is enlivened by signs such as this one:
  • 27) ‘Turtle chose his seat on the train across the aisle from Tim in the row behind Megan and Jeff.’
  • 28) ‘The bus was headed from the Western Wall to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood on the city's outskirts, and families with children were packed in the seats and aisles.’
  • 29) ‘Thirty unarmed INS agents accompanied the flight, guarding the handcuffed deportees in shifts, standing in aircraft's aisles at every fifth row.’
  • 30) ‘At a humanist ceremony at York Crematorium, conducted by Maggie Blunt, mourners sat and kneeled in the aisles because every seat was taken.’
  • 31) ‘Around 600 mourners filled the seats and aisles of St Andrew's to watch Mr Lewis's coffin carried in by some of his friends.’
  • 32) ‘Even with extra seats placed in the aisles, occupancy was far more than 100 per cent at both the concerts we attended.’
  • 33) ‘With three separate aisles, and seats that reclined to almost vertical it was the most comfortable bus I have ever ridden.’
  • 34) ‘The new bus has more seating, wider aisles and longer seat belts.’
  • 35) ‘She had a stroke last year and moves slowly as the aisles of the train are not wide enough for her walker.’
  • 36) ‘Everything takes much longer, as too many people are boarding at any one time and blocking the aisles near the prime seats.’
  • 37) ‘Tickets for unreserved seats in the side aisles are being bought, such is the demand to see this concert.’
  • 38) ‘I chose a seat on the aisle near the back and settled in to enjoy the program of traditional Christmas music.’
  • 39) ‘There's always that moment when, because there are four of us, three are allotted a row of seats and one has the seat across the aisle.’
  • 40) ‘I've seen with my own eyes people take up four seats, the entire aisle and the toilet cubile by strategic placement of a few cases.’
  • 41) ‘As he walked off-stage, he cast a glance of recognition towards those seated in the second aisle.’
  • 42) ‘Then my eyes fell on those three women, sitting on alternate seats across the aisle from each other.’
  • 43) ‘Seated across the aisle from him were three girls Yutaka recognized from school.’
  • 44) ‘Rather than have them walk down the aisle of a moving train, why not try getting up and offering your seat?’
  • 45) ‘At which point, I wondered, would it be ok to get up and move to the empty, inviting seats across the aisle?’
  • 46) ‘I can only fly five hours maximum in aircraft with a decent seat pitch and only in an aisle seat, so I can move about.’
  • 47) ‘He wandered down the long aisle between the shelves that towered far too high to reach, stuffed with books.’
  • 48) ‘The more choice we have, the less likely we are to enjoy the shared experience - unless it's wandering around the supermarket aisles in a mass daze, wondering what to buy.’
  • 49) ‘You wander through the aisles of any supermarket and everything is the same.’
  • 50) ‘It's a mixed blessing, where the payment for an empty car-park and deserted supermarket aisles is a fair number of empty shelves which have yet to be stocked.’
  • 51) ‘He has seen film of a man walking down a supermarket aisle, and all the tins flying off the shelves as they pass.’
  • 52) ‘While walking down the aisles - supermarket aisles that is - the Archbishop of York got more than he bargained for.’
  • 53) ‘And while it seems at home in supermarket produce aisles, it will be relegated to the household aisle of drug chains, where it initially underperformed in test.’
  • 54) ‘Supermarkets will color code aisles according to genetic type so that DNA-savvy consumers can easily identify the right foods and supplements for themselves.’
  • 55) ‘The old storage barn, however, was the one that really delighted us, for most of the tools were still there, piled high on shelves and crammed into the aisles between shelves.’
  • 56) ‘Recognizing that people these days are used to picking their produce sparkling clean from supermarket aisles, Chuck and Rosie go the extra mile in presentation.’
  • 57) ‘‘You're not funny,’ I hissed, then, gathering a stack of books, headed for a shelf a couple of aisles over.’
  • 58) ‘I felt so grown-up strolling the long aisles of towering wooden shelves, stopping to consider each interesting item - and its price.’
  • 59) ‘Women have several supermarket aisles of stuff.’
  • 60) ‘Cruising the aisles of the Jewel supermarket in Barrington, Ill., she knows exactly what she wants and how much she's willing to pay for it.’
  • 61) ‘This company is also known for its butter, which is richer than its domestic counterparts in U.S. supermarket dairy aisles.’
  • 62) ‘There were four aisles' worth of shelves, and to dust them required Adam to take the merchandise off, dust and then replace the items in the exact order with which they were removed.’
  • 63) ‘Soy burgers can be found in the frozen-foods aisle of any supermarket.’
  • 64) ‘Go to the bread aisle in your supermarket, and count just how many different products we have.’
  • 65) ‘Once she got there, she paced the aisle, scanning the shelves for a home pregnancy test.’
  • 66) ‘But I can still remember back to when I could dangle my legs out of the shopping cart seat and watch the aisles go by.’
  • 67) ‘In a gothic cathedral, the nave is flanked by aisles which run parallel to it.’
  • 68) ‘The church is later English; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with porch and tower.’
  • 69) ‘Although St George's had to be wider than it was long, he managed to create a central, square nave flanked by galleried aisles, with an apse containing a magnificent tall reredos to the east.’
  • 70) ‘Internally, the building is divided into a nave, transepts and side aisles composed of ornamental cast-iron columns and girders and a gallery 12 feet wide runs all round the Hall.’
  • 71) ‘Around the thirteenth-century north and south choir aisles, the spandrels of the blank arcading have many Green Beasts, including the one shown here.’
  • 72) ‘The aisles and nave of the church are connected by arches which are held up by 18 imposing stone pillars made from well chiselled limestone.’
  • 73) ‘There was also a nave with aisles and galleries and a particularly fine church organ.’
  • 74) ‘Our church family enjoys having our choir standing in the aisles, blending in with the total congregation during congregational singing.’
  • 75) ‘The new grant will be used for repairs to the south nave aisle roof, north nave masonry and leaded light windows.’
  • 76) ‘In the early 14th century the two nave aisles were rebuilt and the tower arch reconstructed.’
  • 77) ‘The interior space was unified by creating level floors for the nave and aisles.’
  • 78) ‘A narrow chancel originally lay east of the nave and parts of its north wall can still be seen, pierced by the arcade between the nave and the north aisle.’
  • 79) ‘The route leads towards the double doors that lead to stairs which go up to the south aisle of the church.’
  • 80) ‘Folding chairs were snapped open along the aisles and in the choir loft, filling every available surface in order to accommodate the throng who had come to honour Fred.’
  • 81) ‘Both share the wooden oriel projecting onto the choir, with a private entrance to the rear and a small door leading into the choir aisle.’
  • 82) ‘I'm an old abandoned church with broken pews and empty aisles.’
  • 83) ‘The nearest people were five or six rows in front of me, and the pews across the aisle were empty for almost a dozen rows.’
  • 84) ‘The service over, he strides down the pew aisle, wiping fingers across his brow.’
  • 85) ‘She walked out into the main room and down the narrow aisle between the pews.’
  • 86) ‘White pillars towered above him, and marble guards lined the aisle, stone spears held at the ready.’

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