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vaults, plural;
  1. Leap or spring while supporting or propelling oneself with one or both hands or with the help of a pole
    • - he vaulted over the gate
  2. Jump over (an obstacle) in such a way
    • - Ryker vaulted the barrier
  1. An act of vaulting

  1. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
  2. a burial chamber (usually underground)
  3. a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
  4. bound vigorously
  5. an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
  6. (vaulted) domed: having a hemispherical vault or dome
  7. A Vault (French. voute, Italian. volta,) is an architectural term for an arched form used to provide a space with a ceiling or roof. The parts of a vault exert lateral thrust that require a counter resistance. When vaults are built underground, the ground gives all the resistance required. ...
  8. "The Vault" is the widely used nickname of a defunct prison facility for superhuman criminals (predominantly supervillains) in Marvel Comics' Marvel Universe. The prison's full official name is the United States Maximum Security Installation for the Incarceration of Superhuman Criminals.
  9. Fallout is a series of role-playing games (RPGs) published by Interplay and later by Bethesda Softworks. ...
  10. The vault is an artistic gymnastics apparatus, as well as the skill performed using that apparatus. Vaulting is also the action of performing a vault. Both male and female gymnasts perform the vault. The English abbreviation for the event in gymnastics scoring is VT.
  11. In geometry, the Steinmetz solid is the solid body generated by the intersection of two or three cylinders of equal radius at right angles. It is named after Charles Proteus Steinmetz, though these solids were known long before Steinmetz studied them.
  12. The vault or vault cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein is a eukaryotic organelle whose function is not fully understood. ...
  13. An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy; A structure resembling a vault, especially (poetic) that formed by the sky; A secure, enclosed area, especially an underground room used for burial, or to store valuables, wine etc; To build as, or cover with a vault
  14. (vaulted) : Of a ceiling supported by arches, introduced in the Gothic style
  15. (Vaulted) In this case, the award has an arched appearance instead of being flat. This was popular with the 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class, and some examples of the 1939 1st Class were constructed this way until this practice was banned in 1941.
  16. (vaulted) an arched roof supported on pillars
  17. (Vaults) Arched masonry ceilings where the different parts of the curved stonework leans against each other for support.
  18. (Vaults) The majority of today's traditional burial practices require the use of a grave liner/vault to be installed prior to the interment of the casket. ...
  19. (Vaults) in cell biology, barrel-shaped protein particles found in the cytoplasm, that are of the right size size and shape to be able to dock at the nuclear pore complex.
  20. A grave liner that completely encloses a casket.
  21. A masonry roof or ceiling constructed on the principle of the arch. A tunnel or barrel vault is a semicircular arch extended in depth: a continuous series of arches, one behind the other. A groin vault is formed when two barrel vaults intersect. A ribbed vault is a vault reinforced by masonry ribs.
  22. An arched, masonry structure covering, that spans an interior space.
  23. To dream of a vault, denotes bereavement and other misfortune. To see a vault for valuables, signifies your fortune will surprise many, as your circumstances will appear to be meagre. To see the doors of a vault open, implies loss and treachery of people whom you trust.
  24. A Vault is an arched covering in stone or brick or other material.
  25. An iRODS vault is a data repository system that iRODS can maintain on any storage system which can be accessed by an iRODS server. For example, there can be an iRODS vault on a Unix file system, an HPSS (High Performance Storage System), or an IBM DB2 database. ...