compartmentalize

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compartmentalize (something) into (something)

To separate something into different parts or categories. We'll use cubicles to compartmentalize the office into smaller workspaces.

compartmentalize something into something

to segment or divide something into smaller things; to assign the parts of something into categories. We will have to compartmentalize this large area into a number of smaller offices. His brain seems to be compartmentalized into a number of different centers.
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For now, though, the next step for Zhang is to probe potential compartmentalized activity in many other worm neurons, to understand how such compartmentalized activity is related to learning and what the effects of altering the corollary discharge system might be.
Some committee members view efforts to recognize both compartmentalized and uncompartmentalized records storage facilities as a necessary step toward embracing different levels of records protection.
Compartmentalized, uncoordinated care is often reflected in compartmentalized, uncoordinated communication systems.
The travel sets are compact, compartmentalized and cushioned.
Over here, we've got our own sports movie lines memorized and compartmentalized, ready for any kind of emergency, to liven up the most boring conversations, to scream at the top of our lungs on most any golf course when appropriate or just meditate on when nothing is going dead, solid perfect.
The five segments of the fence compartmentalized the room without ultimately dividing it.
Designed in the late '50s as a typical Modernist structure (rigidly gridded, compartmentalized and hermetically sealed), Tulane University Center has long outgrown its original brief.
Keith Wrightson takes aspects of Wilson's argument further with an analysis of the "enclosure" of an increasingly compartmentalized social history.
In the past our corporate structure was very compartmentalized," says de Vrught.
Marketing communication is generally compartmentalized from issue management, since, classically, issues could be dealt with through "old boy" networks and did not have to interface with marketing strategies.
This has an advantage on the administration side because the system is managed as a unit, and administration is specific to those devices, providing compartmentalized management and security.
But before radio got so compartmentalized and niche-programmed, nobody would've batted an eyelash.
Thus the enthusiasm for neat-freak smorgasbords of schematic formalism and shrewdly compartmentalized affect la Safe, Kids, Happiness, and Affliction: one-note arias in the key of smug.
Storage areas are compartmentalized to hinder fire spread, and covered by a dry sprinkler system which only fills with water when activated by smoke detectors, to try and avoid water damage caused by broken pipes.
Secure, compartmentalized search feature allows data sharing but protects sensitive details