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  • n. Plural form of compartment.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The bag was an industry freebie I got years ago, resurrected recently because it meets the key requirements for this trip: biggest possible dimensions for a single item of carry-on luggage, wheels built-on, and no built-in compartments, leading to maximum packing flexibility.

    HLO Day 27: The Bag Breaks And 3G Dies | Lifehacker Australia

  • * Free newspapers and especially when left to litter train compartments

    March 2009

  • Sometimes I just say that I am living my life in compartments and try not to let the areas overflow, because then it all goes awry!!

    mise-en-scène - French Word-A-Day

  • All three models include specialized pockets, plus spacious main compartments that fit adjustable plastic tackle trays, and are made of heavyweight 600-denier waterproof nylon that is sewn with rot-resistant thread.

    A New Rifle, Strong Leaders and Tackle Bag

  • All I can think of is that he will have certain compartments in the wings filled with gas lighter than air under pressure, or in parts of the fuselage, so as to have less. weight for the engine to carry, and that will perhaps give a higher pay load and greater speed.

    The Development of Aviation Within the Empire

  • The cap is of a pale red silk, with gold cord and embroidery down the seams, it being formed to fit the head, and therefore in compartments; broad where they are inserted into the rich fillet-band round the head, and narrowing to the closely-fitting top.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Brooks took photographs of beautiful waffles in exotic locales - many with big, bountiful "compartments" - his business would take off and go mainstream.


  • Inside, you’ll find that two main compartments, one of which is fully lined and padded to protect your laptop, while the other zippered area can hold valuables such as your wallet, files, and makeup.

    Penelope Bags – Functionality Never Looked So Good

  • The disposition models are named for the number of areas of the body (known as compartments) that the chemical may go to.

    Distribution of toxicants in the body

  • As the guests of all our people, you have come to a country that is hard at work trying to bridge the divides that separated our people into mutually antagonistic compartments, that is trying to replace hatred with reconciliation, that is working to build a society in which race, colour and gender are no longer used to deny the reality that all of us are God's children.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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