A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck.
- One of the upright partitions dividing a ship into compartments and serving to add structural rigidity and to prevent the spread of leakage or fire.
- A partition or wall serving a similar purpose in a vehicle, such as an aircraft or spacecraft.
- A wall or an embankment, as in a mine or along a waterfront, that acts as a protective barrier.
- Chiefly New England A horizontal or sloping structure providing access to a cellar stairway.