compartmentalization


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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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'Assessment of Suite Compartmentalization and Depressurization in New High-Rise Residential Buildings." Research Highlight, Technical Series 05-112 (10).
Rich, "Assessment of cellular mechanisms contributing to cAMP compartmentalization in pulmonary microvascular endothelial cells," Am.
Without the scaffolding, compartmentalization seems, at first, an easy option.
We think these three traits of production, utility, compartmentalization, and independent external end-point, define well the concept of mass production conceived in business theory at its inception.
The discussion of language use will comprise of the participant's code-switching behaviour and compartmentalization (Fishman 1991) in his use of language across various domains.
Individuals commonly assume that compartmentalization is a one-dimensional skill that everyone does the same way.
The present popularity of ideology over individual compassion, of the claims of superiority by one religion or denomination over others, of the compartmentalization of the saved and the unsaved, and of the efforts to coerce public prayer in schools do not serve the self-interest of anyone--humanist or other.
However, the trend toward compartmentalization of major policy responsibilities, and delegation of those responsibilities to persons who may not have passed Senate review, is both new and disturbing.
Compartmentalization happens when ethical issues that arise in other parts of the business curriculum are referred to the "experts," sending the wrong message to students as future ethical decision makers.
Between its statistical complexity and the compartmentalization of information needed for its use, German confidence in Enigma's security was high.
School buses are designed to protect children not through seatbelts but through a concept called compartmentalization, which mandates school bus seating that is evenly spaced, well-padded, strong, high-backed and securely anchored to the floor.
Many causes for patellar immobility exist, including compartmentalization by plica, supra-patellar scarring, and anterior interval contracture.