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vault1 US English

A roof in the form of an arch or a series of arches, typical of churches and other large, formal buildings

vault2 US English

Leap or spring while supporting or propelling oneself with one or both hands or with the help of a pole

vault1 US Thesaurus

the highest Gothic vault in Europe

vault2 US Thesaurus

he vaulted over the gate

fan vault US English

A type of vault consisting of a set of concave ribs spreading out from a central point like the ribs of an opened umbrella, used especially in the English Perpendicular style

cross vault US English

A vault formed by the intersection of two or more vaults

pole vault US English

An athletic event in which competitors attempt to vault over a high bar with the end of an extremely long flexible pole held in the hands and used to give extra spring

pole vault New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen as verb)

barrel vault US English

A vault forming a half cylinder


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