Meaning of COMPARTMENT in English

COMPARTMENT

noun

1 section of a train

ADJECTIVE

▪ first-class , second-class

▪ non-smoking , smoking

▪ baggage ( esp. AmE ), luggage ( esp. BrE )

▪ driver's , passenger

▪ sleeping

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

2 section of a container, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ separate

▪ hidden , secret

▪ battery , freezer , glove , storage

Your sunglasses are in the glove ~.

▪ overhead

▪ watertight

VERB + COMPARTMENT

▪ be divided into

The case is divided into four separate ~s.

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

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