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compartmentalization

The division of a building into fire-retardant sections, each of which can be closed off from the others, thereby impeding the spread of fire beyond its place of origin.
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By compartmentalizing each manufacturing phase and using cutting-edge technology, batches can be processed faster and more efficiently.
Large wooden false walls are typically a component of his installations as well, further compartmentalizing the space and offering views of an interior while barring immediate access.
By compartmentalizing public health and professional activities, the AMA hopes to be seen as an advocate for patients as well as an effective trade organization for physicians.
One of the problems is the compartmentalizing - each company or entity is testing on its own when it could be sharing information and benefitting, perhaps even saving time and money.