compartmental
adjective see compartment I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • compartmental — compartmentalized compartmentalizedadj. 1. divided up into compartments or categories. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compartmental — compartmentally, adv. /keuhm pahrt men tl, kom pahrt /, adj. divided into compartments: a compartmental office; a compartmental agency. [1855 60; COMPARTMENT + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • compartmental — compartment ► NOUN 1) a separate section of a structure or container. 2) a division of a railway carriage marked by partitions. DERIVATIVES compartmental adjective compartmentally adverb. ORIGIN French compartiment, from Latin compartiri divide …   English terms dictionary

  • compartmental — adjective Of, pertaining to, or constructed from compartments …   Wiktionary

  • compartmental — adj. departmental; sectional, partitioned; of or pertaining to a compartment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compartmental — com·part·men·tal …   English syllables

  • compartmental — adj. consisting of or relating to compartments or a compartment. Derivatives: compartmentally adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compartmental models in epidemiology — In order to model the progress of an epidemic in a large population, comprising many different individuals in various fields, the population diversity must be reduced to a few key characteristics which are relevant to the infection under… …   Wikipedia

  • compartmental plate — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) One of several rigidly articulated plates forming part of the shell wall of sessile barnacles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • compartmental syndrome — com·part·men·tal syndrome kəm .pärt ment əl , .käm n COMPARTMENT SYNDROME …   Medical dictionary

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