[ kuhm-pahrt-muhn-tey-shuhn ]
/ kəmˌpɑrt mənˈteɪ ʃən /
subdivision of a hull into spaces enclosed by watertight bulkheads and sometimes by watertight decks.
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The craft seemed to have been circular, with compartmentation in spiral form, like a chambered nautilus.Stamped Caution|Raymond Zinke Gallun