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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·part·ment /-ˌmɛnt, mənt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·part·ment n.
 1. 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.
    In the midst was placed a large compartment composed of grotesque work.   --Carew.
 2. Shipbuilding One of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small space or subdivision for storage
      2: a partitioned section or separate room within a larger
         enclosed area