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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

When I was a kid, there were these great comic books called 'Tales From The Crypt' and 'The Vault of Horror.' They were gruesome. I discovered them in the barbershop and thought they were fabulous.
R. L. Stine

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

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

There is no sense in owning the copyright unless you are going to use it. I don't think anyone wants to hold all of this stuff in a vault and not let anybody have it. It's only worth something once it's popular.
Hilary Rosen

Gymnastics is the type of sport where you can't take something that gives you more energy. Something may be great for the vault, but then you have the bars after it and you have to be more sedate for that.
Shannon Miller
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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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