Compartment vs Hutch - What's the difference?

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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.

compartment

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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.
  • hutch

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
  • * 1960 , , chapter 16,
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Verb

  • To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
  • * Milton
  • She hutched the ore.
  • (mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.