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  • v  separate into isolated compartments or categories
    You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!
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  • New process to create artificial cell membranes
    The membranes surrounding and inside cells are involved in every aspect of biological function. They separate the cell’s various metabolic functions, compartmentalize the genetic material, and drive evolution by separating a cell’s biochemical activities. They are also the largest and most complex structures that cells synthesize.
    Oct. 1, 2013 - Science Daily

  • Mark Schubert in USA Today
    Schubert said he's been advised by his attorney not to comment on the case, "so I'm going to compartmentalize it, put it in a box, leave it to the attorneys, and then pick up on September 15."
  • Joey Votto in Cincinnati Reds
    I'm trying to get to the point where I can separate things and compartmentalize parts of my job,Votto said. "Right now is media time. If I have to talk to someone, I do it. When it's baseball time, I do my job. I try to make slight...
  • Barry Zito in New York Times
    The masses don't understand how his mind works, how he's able to compartmentalize things,Zito said. "He's the same guy every day. That's what makes him special."

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