Definition of compartmentation in US English:



  • See compartment

    • ‘But he made no findings as to what additional costs would have been involved if EPS panels had been replaced in the areas adjacent to the flues and if compartmentation had been introduced.’
    • ‘It's a direct violation of basic tradecraft and the principle of compartmentation.’
    • ‘Common fire compartmentation of all vertical shafts can minimize wall thickness provided the structural designer is satisfied with the core stability in the overall design of the building.’
    • ‘This hair-raising essay is implicitly a powerful argument for alternative analysis, interagency intelligence sharing, and the breaking down of compartmentation.’
    • ‘The intelligence traditions of hierarchy, compartmentation, and isolating consumers from producers are currently limiting the effectiveness of this technology.’