[kuh m-pahrt-men-tl-ahyz, kom-pahrt-] /kəm pɑrtˈmɛn tlˌaɪz, ˌkɒm pɑrt-/
verb (used with object), compartmentalized, compartmentalizing.
to divide into categories or .
(usually transitive) to put or divide into (compartments, categories, etc), esp to an excessive degree
1918, from compartmental + -ize. Related: Compartmentalized; compartmentalizing.
- Compas pascal
The predecessor of Turbo Pascal, sol by POLY Data of Denmark. It was later renamed POLY Pascal, and afterward sold to Borland. (1995-01-19)
[kuhm-puh s] /ˈkʌm pəs/ noun 1. an instrument for determining directions, as by means of a freely rotating magnetized needle that indicates magnetic north. 2. the enclosing line or limits of any area; perimeter: You can find anything you want downtown within the compass of ten square blocks. 3. space within limits; area; extent; range; […]
noun, Navigation. 1. a circular card with magnets attached to its underside, the face divided on its rim into points of the compass, degrees clockwise from north, or both, and floating or suspended from a pivot so as to rotate freely. noun 1. a compass in the form of a card that rotates so that […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a course whose bearing is relative to the meridian as given by the navigator’s compass, no compensation being made for variation or deviation.