Meaning of VAULT in English

VAULT

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pole vault

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

high

As it was, some high vaults collapsed before towers were added, as at Beauvais.

The chapel has a high stone vault and is apsidal at one end.

The interior is in simple, brick design with high vaults and brick piers and marble columns.

All are lofty with high vaults supported by flying buttress schemes.

ribbed

Only the interior ribbed vaults are Gothic, and the abundance of fine sculpture both on the exterior and inside.

The nave and choir have the usual Gothic ribbed vault but in the aisles the Piast vaulting can be clearly studied.

It is a five-aisled church, not of hall type, with a wide, lofty nave and ribbed vault .

Early ribbed vaults are quadripartite, that is, each bay is divided into four compartments by diagonal ribs.

■ NOUN

bank

He stated that supporting evidence was on a videotape stored in a New York bank vault .

It was part of the real treasure of mankind, more valuable than all the gold locked uselessly away in bank vaults .

The Third Reich seems to have been using it as a bank vault .

Do you have them locked away in a bank vault ?

When used with style and not exclusively to breed one fortune from another in a bank vault , as these people do.

barrel

It has a fine room with a barrel vault .

The naos has a painted barrel vault and the pro-naos a flat-timber roof.

The transepts have barrel vaults and the east end a semi-circular vault.

Churches on this pattern have barrel vaults and particularly fine nave porches with narthex in front.

The other four domes are supported in a like manner and short barrel vaults connect one dome to another.

The hall was covered by an intersecting barrel vault and was divided into three bays.

The Romanesque is of Transitional type, with wide pointed arches and barrel vault , a clerestory but no triforium.

Inside, the crossing piers are cut back and a wooden barrel vault extends across all four arms of the cross.

pole

In 1908 he won an Olympic gold medal in the pole vault .

When he went to the pole vault , he had a little added adrenalin that put his steps off.

David Cox won the pole vault with a modest vault of 18-4 {.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the pole vault

vaulting ambition

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bank vault

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Apparently, the casket would fit down into the vault especially purchased to house it underground.

Beneath the floor is the family vault of the Kolowrats.

But how many generations of the women who had gone to her making had descended bandaged to the family vault ?

It is stone vaulted throughout, with massive piers to support the vaults.

Just breathing, deep in a vault .

The groined vault is carried on grouped piers.

The willows had crowded closer to the shore, a swamp of them; their branches formed a vault .

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He makes vaulting a five foot wall look easy.

Jack vaulted over the railings.

Stephan vaulted over the table and grabbed Gil by the throat.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He clambered over a bench, vaulted over a nestle of children on the ground, and failed to dodge a pie-seller.

He overlooked this fact: From its 1990 low to its 1997 high, Intel vaulted 2, 325 percent.

The barbarian had vaulted down into the heather and had drawn the black sword, Kring.

This jump would also vault Apple a generation or so past anything that its competitors were preparing.

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