Definitions for "Compartment"
a geographic unit defined for the purposes of forest administration and inventory. The boundaries follow permanent physical features or legal demarcation where appropriate.
An area of forest, usually defined by physiographical boundaries, designated for forest management purposes.
a separate structural portion (e.g., of the body or of a cell); a distinct area or part of the body, which may not have a discrete physical boundary. In pharmacology, an area of the body where a drug is metabolized.
One of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads.
A building or part of a building, comprising one or more rooms, spaces or storeys, constructed to prevent the spread of fire to or from another part of the same building, or an adjoining building. The basis of compartmentation is to subdivide buildings into areas of manageable risk, to provide adequate means of escape, and to provide fire separation for adjoining buildings.
an interior space of a vessel's hull which is formed by bulkheads.
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.
a partitioned section or separate room within a larger enclosed area
A compartment is a a set of programs and data to be partitioned or separated, where users are given explicit access to specific components of a system. Also, a compartment represents a grouping, such as a work group, department, project, or topic. Using compartments, it is possible to implement a need-to-know policy.
Part of an organism or ecosystem considered as an independent system for purposes of assessment of uptake, distribution and dissipation of a pesticide. (US-EPA, 1992)
A compartment is a division of a symbol, such as a class rectangle divided vertically into smaller rectangles. Each compartment shows the properties of the represented element.
a theoretical division of the body with an arbitrarily assigned half time for nitrogen uptake and elimination. In designing decompression tables the body is divided into a finite number of compartments for purposes of making calculations.
Keywords:  shield, heraldry, grassy, badges, rests
The compartment is the base upon which the shield in a coat-of-arms rests.
In heraldry, a compartment is a design placed under the shield, usually rocks, a grassy mount, or some sort of other landscape upon which the supporters are depicted as standing. Care must be taken to distinguish true compartments from items upon which supporters are merely resting one or more feet, or, sometimes, mere heraldic badges or pure decoration under the shield. It is sometimes said to represent the land held by the bearer.
A larger section of the interior of a handbag. Also see - POCKET
On the spine of a book, the areas between the raised bands. These are considered from top to bottom; the title label is usually in the second compartment.
The sections of the spine between the horizontally ruled lines.
an amount of material that is kinetically homogeneous, well-mixed, and distinct from other material in the system
A combination of two surfaces which articulate with each other.
Keywords:  trail, indicator, shared
Indicator Shared-Use Trail
A designation applied to a type of sensitive information, indicating the special handling procedures to be used for the information and the general class of people who may have access to the information. It can refer to the designation of information belonging to one or more categories.
Keywords:  tank, ink, actual, holds, color
this is the actual part of the ink tank that holds each color of ink.
Keywords:  chamber, see
See chamber.