compartment

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /kəmˈpɑː(r)tmənt/

Noun[change]

Singular
compartment

Plural
compartments

  1. A compartment is a separate section or part of a structure or container.

Verb[change]

Plain form
compartment

Third-person singular
compartments

Past tense
compartmented

Past participle
compartmented

Present participle
compartmenting

  1. (transitive) If you are compartmenting something, you are separating it into different parts or sections.