an arched structure, usually made of stones, concrete, or bricks, forming a ceiling or roof over a hall, room, sewer, or other wholly or partially enclosed construction.
an arched structure resembling a vault.
a space, chamber, or passage enclosed by a vault or vaultlike structure, especially one located underground.
an underground chamber, as a cellar or a division of a cellar.
a room or compartment, often built of or lined with steel, reserved for the storage and safekeeping of valuables, especially such a place in a bank.
a strong metal cabinet, usually fireproof and burglarproof, for the storage and safekeeping of valuables, important papers, etc.
something likened to an arched roof:
to construct or cover with a vault.
to make in the form of a vault; arch.
to extend or stretch over in the manner of an arch; overarch:
The paintings will be vaulted when the museum is closed.
to curve or bend in the form of a vault.
noun use of feminine past participle of
to turn (seerevolve); (v.) alteration of
to leap or spring, as to or from a position or over something:
to leap with the hands supported by something, as by a horizontal pole.
to leap over avaulting horseorpommel horse, using the hands for pushing off.
to arrive at or achieve something as if by a spring or leap:
to cause to leap over or surpass others:
Advertising has vaulted the new perfume into first place.
a running jump over avaulting horseorpommel horse, usually finishing with an acrobatic dismount.
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British Dictionary definitions forvault
an arched structure that forms a roof or ceiling
a room, esp a cellar, having an arched roof down to floor level
a burial chamber, esp when underground
a strongroom for the safe-deposit and storage of valuables
an underground room or part of such a room, used for the storage of wine, food, etc
any arched or domed bodily cavity or space
something suggestive of an arched structure, as the sky
to furnish with or as if with an arched roof
to construct in the shape of a vault
to curve, arch, or bend in the shape of a vault
(unattested) a turn, probably from Latin
to spring over (an object), esp with the aid of a long pole or with the hands resting on the object
to do, achieve, or attain something as if by a leap
he vaulted to fame on the strength of his discovery
to perform or cause to perform a curvet
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arched roof or ceiling, c.1300,vaute, from Old Frenchvoutearch, vaulted roof, from Vulgar Latin*volta, contraction of*volvita, noun use of fem. of*volvitus, alteration of Latinvolutusbowed, arched, past participle ofvolvereto turn, turn around, roll (seevolvox). The-l-appeared in English c.1400.
jump or leap over, 1530s (implied invaulting), from Middle Frenchvolterto gambol, leap, from Italianvoltareto turn, from Vulgar Latin*volvitareto turn, leap, frequentative of Latinvolvereto turn, turn around, roll (seevolvox). Related:Vaulted;vaulting.