Meaning of COMPARTMENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kəmpɑ:(r)tmənt ]
A compartment is one of the separate spaces into which a railway carriage is divided.
On the way home we shared our first class compartment with a group of businessmen.
A compartment is one of the separate parts of an object that is used for keeping things in.
...the secret compartment of my jewel box.
see also glove compartment
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006