compartment noun

1 section of a railway carriage

ADJ. first-class, second-class | non-smoking, smoking | passenger, sleeping, luggage

PREP. in a/the ~

2 section of a container, etc.

ADJ. separate | secret | battery, freezer, glove, storage Your sunglasses are in the glove compartment.

VERB + COMPARTMENT be divided into The case is divided into four separate compartments.

PREP. in a/the ~