Noun Vaulting Definition and Examples







Ornamental work in a vaulted roof or ceiling.
  1. 'The Dean of Lismore gave a guided tour of the medieval cathedral with its splendid Tudor monument, Gothic vaulting and some elegant memorials.'
  2. 'The new building resembled a mediaeval cathedral with its pointed arches, ribbed vaulting and flying buttresses.'
  3. 'The Normans used three styles of vaulting: barrel, rib and cross.'
  4. 'When more complex vaulting occurs - as in the Lady Chapel at Hertogenbosch or the Nassau Chapel at Breda - it is an emphatic sign of elevated status.'
  5. 'The central boss, tying together the ribs of the vaulting, is carved with a double Green Man, the two faces looking in opposite directions.'
  6. 'In the latter case, Gothic evolved from Romanesque vaulting (modelled on Roman precedent) following brilliant experiments in the eleventh century.'
((p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vault|--|(n.) The act of constructing vaults; a vaulted construction.|--|(n.) Act of one who vaults or leaps.|--|)


1. the act or process of constructing vaults.

2. the structure forming a vault.

3. a vault, vaulted ceiling, etc., or such structures collectively.


"vaultings can be into places."
"vaultings can be in naves."
"vaultings can be from backwaterses."
"vaultings can be by people."
"vaultings can be with keystones."
"vaultings can be with furnishings."
"vaultings can be with arrays."
"vaultings can be to highs."
"vaultings can be to contracts."
"vaultings can be to conclusions."
"vaultings can be over levels."
"vaultings can be over barriers."
"spans can be vaulted."
"schools can be vaulted."
"vaultings can be into races."
"vaultings can be into contentions."
"vaultings can be in people."
"vaultings can be from positions."
"vaultings can be above marks."
"vaultings can be above levels."
"vaultings can unite ceilings in movements."
"vaultings can become things with decorations."
"vaultings can unite in movements."
"vaultings can pour from workshops."
"vaultings can become with decorations."

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