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  • n. division into compartments
  • n. Establishment and management of an organization so that information about the personnel, internal organization, or activities of one component is made available to any other component only to the extent required for the performance of assigned duties.
  • n. Effects of relief and drainage upon avenues of approach so as to produce areas bounded on at least two sides by terrain features such as woods, ridges, or ravines that limit observation or observed fire into the area from points outside the area. (JP 3-05.1)


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  • And then he concludes, "Against that degree of control, that kind of compartmentation (ph), depth of discipline and fanaticism, I personally doubt -- and I draw again upon my 30 years of experience in this business -- that anything short of one of the knowledgeable inner-circle personnel of hijackers turning himself in to us, would have given us sufficient foreknowledge to prevent the horrendous slaughter that took place on the 11th."

    CNN Transcript May 16, 2002

  • They, too, emphasize that an animal’s body can be subdivided into compartments by master regulatory genes, and that to a surprising extent the compartmentation is the same from fly to mammal.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • My friend said the biggest danger to him was that multiple government entities were targeting the Weather but were not cognizant of their duplicate efforts because of secrecy, need to know, compartmentation etc.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Weather Underground Veteran Looks Back

  • As Harris later explained: The methodical reduction of enemy positions was possible in driving southward due to the compartmentation of the terrain.

    Brotherhood of Heroes

  • And that, unfortunately, the intelligence we had in our possession -- again some of the stovepiping problem you related earlier and some of the compartmentation issue or some of the, I think, maybe uncertainty in the intelligence community about the importance of getting that information to the visa officers.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2004

  • NATTER: Well, every warship has compartmentation available to it.

    CNN Transcript - Breaking News: U.S. Navy Doing All it Can for U.S.S. Cole Victims, Families - October 13, 2000

  • Due to compartmentation, the individual may not be able to locate an entrance or exit unless he has seen or used the completed tunnel.

    FM 7-98 Appendix C - Operations and Techniques

  • This would have crossed at least two if not three watertight boundaries depending on the exact location of the damage related to the compartmentation. Top headlines

  • It's handled structurally because we design fire protection systems to enable that compartmentation.

    Ars Technica

  • The apparatus package features Smeal's Uni-Body Marine Grade construction with an "EZ Load" Dual Hose Bed to provide maximum body compartmentation.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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