compartment compartment  /kəm ˈpɑrt mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a space into which an area is subdivided
  2. (n) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

News

  1. Malaysian Police Arrest Suspected Operator of Movie Piracy Site

    During the arrest at the suspect's home, officers discovered a secret compartment that could only be accessed through a wardrobe, leading to a room containing sophisticated computer equipment. read more        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. Tough Kitty Survives 300 Mile Trip In Truck Engine Compartment

    A little black kitten was found in the engine compartment of a semi truck pulled over for speeding, after that truck had travelled 284 miles from Tomah, WI. Meowing was heard from the engine, and the officer, suspecting an illegal kitten-powered engine booster, checked, finding the cat. Jalopnik 's on-staff vetrinarian, Dr. Eliza Doesnotexitian, confirmed that a running large-displacement diesel ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. Malaysian Police Arrest Suspected Operator of Major Movie Piracy Site

    During the arrest at the suspect's home, officers discovered a secret compartment that could only be accessed through a wardrobe, leading to a room containing sophisticated computer equipment. read more        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Quotes

  1. "After the train left the station, some people entered our compartment. They asked us where we were from. When they learned we are from Uttar Pradesh state they made us sit separately. Then they first verbally abused us and then started beating us...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Virendra Kumar Source: FOXNews

  2. "Advanced workload management tools are a part of the Teradata system and will provide SDC member banks with a high performing and scalable enterprise data warehouse. Each bank will have a 'private compartment' within the database allowing each to...
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Peter Mikkelsen Source: MarketWatch

  3. "The statute potentially criminalizes innocent conduct," Justice Lloyd Karmeier wrote in his opinion for the court. "The contents of the compartment do not have to be illegal for a conviction to result. In these consolidated cases, there was...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Lloyd A. Karmeier Source: Morris Daily Herald

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