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Definition of Vault

Vault

  1. An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
  2. An arched apartment; especially, a subterranean room, use for storing articles, for a prison, for interment, or the like; a cell; a cellar.
  3. The canopy of heaven; the sky.
  4. A leap or bound.
  5. The bound or leap of a horse; a curvet.
  6. A leap by aid of the hands, or of a pole, springboard, or the like.
  7. To form with a vault, or to cover with a vault; to give the shape of an arch to; to arch; as, vault a roof; to vault a passage to a court.
  8. To leap over; esp., to leap over by aid of the hands or a pole; as, to vault a fence.
  9. To leap; to bound; to jump; to spring.
  10. To exhibit feats of tumbling or leaping; to tumble.

Vault Quotations

I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film. I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix's vault on this film. And I've taken my wand and I've got my cloak.
Emma Watson

Humanity is not a church made of stone, in which vault after vault lies open.
Goran Persson

Many words will be written on the wind and the sand, or end up in some obscure digital vault. But the storytelling will go on until the last human being stops listening. Then we can send the great chronicle of humanity out into the endless universe.
Henning Mankell

She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her.
Michael Ende

I have bought pole vault equipment, the landing areas, posts, which costs a lot of money. We pay for coaches.
Sergei Bubka
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Vault Translations

vault in Dutch is gewelf, bol
vault in Italian is volta
vault in Latin is camera, crypta
vault in Swedish is hopp, valv

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