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compartment

[kəm′pärt·mənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of the membrane-bound organelles within cells.
(mining engineering)
A section of a mine shaft separated by framed timbers and planking.

Compartment

A small space within a larger enclosed area, often separated by partitions.

Compartment

 

a part of a forest, bounded by cut patches or natural borders (such as rivers). Compartments may be divided naturally (borders as natural features), artificially (borders as patches cut perpendicularly to one another), or in a mixed fashion (natural boundaries supplemented by cut patches). The size of a compartment, which can range from several tenths of a hectare to several hundred hectares, is determined by an appraisal system, based on the use of the wood. Each compartment has a permanent number. The enumeration of the compartments in a forest proceeds from northwest to southeast.


Compartment

 

of a vessel, a space within the hull of a vessel, bounded by watertight transverse and longitudinal bulkheads. Division of a vessel into compartments ensures the vessel’s stability and unsinkability when damaged. Compart-mentalization also aids in the efficient arrangement of cargo and passenger space and the efficient placement of ship’s stores.

compartment

A small space within a larger enclosed area, often separated by partitions.
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