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.
a partitioned section or separate room within a larger enclosed area
A compartment is a a set of programs and data to be partitioned or separated, where users are given explicit access to specific components of a system. Also, a compartment represents a grouping, such as a work group, department, project, or topic. Using compartments, it is possible to implement a need-to-know policy.
A partitioned area within a case for isolating attachments or accessories.
Seating area in a carriage separated off from other passengers by partitions. In a corridor coach, the compartment only occupies part of the width of the coach and has a door leading from it into the corridor.
A subdivision of a structure or design; a small chamber, receptacle, or container. A large container separated into smaller mutually isolated units.