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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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Normally, bus conductors in a bid to earn money and maximise a number of passengers, allow men to sit in la-dies compartments which makes it difficult for women,' she said, adding they want to make sure there are no men in the specially as-signed compartments for women.
aa u "In an embodiment the passenger and cargo compartments are separated by at least a movable partition wall.
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9) have studied the pressures in the leg compartments using whitesides technique, they have not restricted to the anterior compartment of leg and mixed up findings of all the compartments of leg, and forearm.
The airline has ordered humidifiers for flight deck and flight crew rest compartment to be installed in its first A350-900 aircraft.
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This involves fasciotomy of the involved compartments and delayed closure of the wound with possible split-thickness skin grafting if direct closure is not possible (Kalyani et al.
With the current women-only compartment being insufficient, RTA has moved to add half a cabin (car) for women during peak hours.