Definition of Compartmentalization

1. Noun. A mild state of dissociation.

Exact synonyms: Compartmentalisation
Generic synonyms: Disassociation, Dissociation
Derivative terms: Compartmentalise, Compartmentalize



2. Noun. The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.

Definition of Compartmentalization

1. Noun. The act or process of dividing a complex task or structure into smaller, often more manageable pieces. ¹

2. Noun. (software) The act of dividing complex code into libraries with common functionality to help make the process of programming more manageable and reusable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Compartmentalization

comparting
compartition
compartitions
compartment
compartment pressure
compartment syndrome
compartment syndromes
compartmental
compartmental model
compartmental syndrome
compartmentalisation
compartmentalise
compartmentalised
compartmentalises
compartmentalising
compartmentalization (current term)
compartmentalizations
compartmentalize
compartmentalized
compartmentalizer
compartmentalizers
compartmentalizes
compartmentalizing
compartmentation
compartmentations
compartmented
compartmenting
compartmentlike
compartments
compartner

Literary usage of Compartmentalization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Frame and Generic Space by Bernard Leupen (2006)
"But did this put an end to the idea of enabling change by separating carcass and finish? compartmentalization and base building 211 De Jong, Van Olphen and ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"If cAMP is protected from the hydrolytic action of phosphodiesterase by subcellular compartmentalization in GC, inhibition of the degradative enzymatic ..."

3. Conceptions of Social Inquiry by J. J. Snyman (1993)
"Dallmayr's view is that compartmentalization and reciprocal non- ... It maintains a rigid compartmentalization with science ostensibly concerned only with ..."

4. Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S by Roddam Narasimha, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), United States, Office of Naval Research (2007)
"If the system is penetrated from the outside, a next line of defense is internal compartmentalization and containment. In this instance, the goals are to ..."

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