Compartment is a related term of hutch.
As nouns the difference between compartment and hutch
is that compartment
is a room, or section, or chamber while hutch
is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
As a verb hutch is
to hoard or lay up, in a chest.
A room, or section, or chamber
:* "Two men were seated in a well-lighted compartment of a third-class carriage."
One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.
(biochemistry) Part of a protein that serves a specific function.
(heraldry) A mound (often of grass) beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand.
A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
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A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
A measure of two Winchester bushels.
(mining) The case of a flour bolt.
(mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
A jig for washing ore.
- To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor,... the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled
To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
(mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
- She hutched the ore.