Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of dividing into parts or compartments.
  • n. A division or compartment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of dividing into parts or compartments; division; also, a division or compartment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of dividing into parts; specifically, in architecture, the division or disposition of the whole ground-plan of an edifice into its various apartments.
  • n. A division; the part divided; a separate part.

Etymologies

Latin compartitio. (Wiktionary)

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