Meaning of COMPARTMENT in English

COMPARTMENT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

first-class passenger/seat/compartment etc

freezer compartment

glove compartment

secret compartment/passage etc

The drugs were found in a secret compartment in Campbell’s suitcase.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

freezer

Return to the freezer compartment , cover and freeze again for a further 30 minutes.

It was, alas, also empty of cash, as was the freezer compartment .

Return to the freezer compartment again and leave for several hours or until required.

Patrick opened the freezer compartment and poked at the bags filled with several unmoving four-pound crustaceans.

proliferative

Lipkin proposed that upward expansion of the proliferative compartment of the crypts of the large intestine occurs before adenoma development.

The factors that influence the size of the proliferative compartment are less clear, though in rats there are genetic differences.

We did not, however, detect any upward expansion of the proliferative compartment in the background crypts.

secret

The Ramsland had secret compartments below decks but the Coast Guard knew all about those secret compartments.

Put a copy in your locked desk drawer and another in the secret compartment of your briefcase.

The Ramsland had secret compartments below decks but the Coast Guard knew all about those secret compartments.

Detecting secret compartments remains a challenge for immigration inspectors, Ward said.

The secret compartment was ten feet long, the same as the bathroom, but only three feet wide.

He learned how to work the truck's secret compartments .

The mind does not play tricks with us; it holds no secret compartments .

separate

This is difficult as we are not used to doing it, preferring to keep these approaches in separate compartments .

The worst aspect of Hinduism is undoubtedly the caste system, which kept the population cooped up in so many separate compartments .

The bivvy bag can be stored in a separate compartment at the base of the larger compression sack.

Its study was isolated in a separate compartment until very recent times.

It was getting impossible to keep their relationship in two separate compartments .

Each species has evolved to deal with life in separate compartments .

For Locke the separate compartments for faith and reason, or reason and revelation, did not exist.

Business matters and personal relationships clearly occupied separate compartments in Guy's life.

small

In the smaller compartments only two easy chairs were used.

As she dried herself, banging her elbows against the sides of the small compartment , she started to giggle.

Some of these boxes have quite small compartments , making them unsuitable for resistors and some other components.

He always sat at the end of the second coach, in the small , first-class compartment with red plush seats.

One had toppled over, and eight oranges had rolled and scattered about the small compartment .

■ NOUN

battery

The detector should also never be laid in mud or on wet ground as water may enter the battery compartments .

engine

Start off by cleaning down all the oily and greasy bits - the engine compartment , undercarriage and control surface hinges.

For example, closed circuit television gives the helmsman a view of the engine compartment and of the aft deck of the boat.

It detonated directly beneath U-494's engine compartment .

He'd opened the smashed engine compartment , and was pointing to where the battery wasn't.

Two large side panels, which are removed by undoing two knots, cover each side of the engine compartment .

The engine compartment is completely wax protected and the whole car has three layers of paint rather than two.

glove

In the glove compartment of his car was another love letter, this time written by her husband.

Miguel leaned across and opened the glove compartment , pulling out his fat plastic bag of weed.

She got the revolver off the back seat and put it into the glove compartment with the cartridges.

I tallied our money, sorted it, found a sickly rubber band in the glove compartment to wrap around it.

As Harry Chiltern had said, there was always a gun in the glove compartment .

One inspector was startled to see a woman's face peering back at him from a glove compartment box.

I took a fresh notebook from the glove compartment and started back to talk to them.

Before she even left the compound, Yolanda put the list away in the glove compartment .

passenger

When we entered the aft passenger compartment , it was divided in two.

Wichman recently designed the passenger compartment for a rocket ship being developed by McDonnell Douglas Aerospace.

It also would allow for bags that fill a larger part of the passenger compartment .

For the next hour, they waited in the vehicles' hot and humid passenger compartment .

storage

Down at the bottom there's a handy storage compartment to take care of the utensils when you don't need them.

The plush padded cover is machine washable and there's a storage compartment for bottles and accessories.

The glass door can be hinged left or right to suit your kitchen and there is a storage compartment below the oven.

The internal bulkheads were lined with equipment and storage compartments .

Windows will be larger, overhead storage compartments will be enclosed and the toilet compartments will have natural light and changing tables.

Right at the bottom is a handy storage compartment for all your baking trays, dishes and so on.

■ VERB

divide

One powerful message put across by the curriculum in most schools is that knowledge can be divided into compartments .

The carriage is divided externally into three compartments , formed by the door and panels on either side.

For cell kinetics evaluation, each crypt was divided into five compartments of equal size.

Early ribbed vaults are quadripartite, that is, each bay is divided into four compartments by diagonal ribs.

These spring from the same points as the diagonals and divide the four large compartments into smaller ones.

enter

And so she entered one more hidden compartment of her brother's life.

He then entered the reactor compartment and replaced another sailor on the watch.

When we entered the aft passenger compartment , it was divided in two.

He boarded the train for the overnight journey and entered a first-class compartment with his first-class ticket.

When you enter a railway compartment , the seats are dusted by him.

The detector should also never be laid in mud or on wet ground as water may enter the battery compartments .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

flotation chamber/compartment etc

second-class ticket/fare/compartment/cabin etc

I wanted two second-class tickets to Coimbra.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Put the ice cream back in the freezer compartment when you are finished.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Certain cargoes were transported in compartment boats.

I walked down the corridors of Hard Class to my compartment , to pack my belongings.

It involves removing steel partitions, twenty-five feet tall, that presently separate each compartment .

Modern man sees life as separated into compartments, as mechanistic interactions, where consciousness has no meaning.

The whole toilet compartment had been splashed.

The worst aspect of Hinduism is undoubtedly the caste system, which kept the population cooped up in so many separate compartments.

This intrinsic modifiability also makes it possible to absorb disturbances and protect other compartments.

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