Compartment

Definition of Compartment

Com`part´ment
n.1.One of the parts into which an inclosed portion of space is divided, as by partitions, or lines; as, the compartments of a cabinet, a house, or a garden.
In the midst was placed a large compartment composed of grotesque work.
- Carew.
2.(Shipbuilding) One of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads.

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alcove, bay, below, between-decks, boiler room, booth, box, brig, bunker, cabin, caboose, camboose, cavity, cell, cellule, chamber, chart room, conning tower, crib, crypt, cubicle, enclosed space, engine room, forecastle, forepeak, galley, head, hold, hole, hollow, lazaret, locker, manger, niche, part, partition, pew, pilothouse, quarters, radio room, roundhouse, sail loft, section, sick bay, slot, space, stall, stateroom, stokehold, topside, vault, wardroom
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