Definition of compartmental in English:

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compartmental

Pronunciation: /kɒmpɑːtˈmɛnt(ə)l/

adjective

Characterized by division into separate sections: the compartmental interior of the church
More example sentences
  • It has now given its response, in which it also said the partition identified in the fire report was ‘not designated as a compartmental wall requiring double sheets of plasterboard to provide 60-minute fire resistance’.
  • Officers said it appeared that some of the compartmental walls which joined the roof were not properly sealed to stop flames spreading.
  • These observations may suggest a more complex compartmental and perhaps time-dependant relationship of human expression of NOS within the newly forming granulomatous tuberculosis lesions and surrounding tissues.

Derivatives

compartmentally

adverb
Example sentences
  • A negligence claim is habitually analysed compartmentally by asking whether there was a duty of care, breach of that duty, and damage caused by the breach of duty.
  • Typically, optical component companies spring from scientists or engineers who have incredible insight into the science of photonics, but who also have a tendency to think compartmentally.
  • Our solutions are designed to allow you to bring instruments and software online compartmentally until you achieve full enterprise-level integration.

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