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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.
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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