HyperDic: compartment

English > 2 senses of the word compartment:
NOUNartifactcompartmenta space into which an area is subdivided
artifactcompartmenta partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
compartment > pronunciation
Soundskahmpaa'rtmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > compartment: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA space into which an area is subdivided.
NarrowerPost-Office box, PO Box, POB, call box, letter boxA numbered compartment in a post office where mail / mail is put to be called for
cellAny small compartment
cubbyhole, pigeonholeA small compartment
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
Spanishcompartimiento
Verbscompartmentalize, compartmentaliseseparate into isolated compartments or categories / categories
English > compartment: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area.
NarrowerbayA compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose
bayA compartment on a ship between decks
boxseparate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
box, logeprivate area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
cabA compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
cabinThe enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
cabinsmall room on a ship or boat where people sleep
cabinet, locker, storage lockerA storage compartment for clothes and valuables
cable car, carA conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway
car, elevator carWhere passengers ride up and down
car, gondolaThe compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant
cockpitcompartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
couchetteA compartment on a European passenger train
drawing roomA private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet
glove compartmentcompartment on the dashboard of a car
luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk, bootBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car
moduledetachable compartment of a spacecraft
pilothouse, wheelhouseAn enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated
roometteA small private compartment for one on a sleeping car
stallA compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
wellAn enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishcompartimento, compartimiento
Catalancompartiment
Adjectivescompartmentaldivided up into compartments or categories / categories
Verbscompartmentalize, compartmentaliseseparate into isolated compartments or categories / categories

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