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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vault v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vaulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Vaulting.]
 1. To form with a vault, or to cover with a vault; to give the shape of an arch to; to arch; as, to vault a roof; to vault a passage to a court.
    The shady arch that vaulted the broad green alley.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2.  To leap over; esp., to leap over by aid of the hands or a pole; as, to vault a fence.
    I will vault credit, and affect high pleasures.   --Webster (1623).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vault·ed, a.
 1. Arched; concave; as, a vaulted roof.
 2. Covered with an arch, or vault.
 3. Bot. Arched like the roof of the mouth, as the upper lip of many ringent flowers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a hemispherical vault or dome [syn: domed]