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vault·ing 1

 (vôl′tĭng)
n.
1. The act or practice of constructing vaults.
2. The method of construction of a vault.
3.
a. A vault or vaulted structure.
b. Such structures considered as a group.

vault·ing 2

 (vôl′tĭng)
adj.
1. Leaping upward or over something.
2. Reaching too far; exaggerated: his vaulting ambition.
3. Employed in jumping over something: a vaulting pole.

vaulting

(ˈvɔːltɪŋ)
n
(Architecture) one or more vaults in a building or such structures considered collectively

vaulting

(ˈvɔːltɪŋ)
adj (prenominal)
1. excessively confident; overreaching; exaggerated: vaulting arrogance.
2. used to vault: a vaulting pole.

vault•ing1

(ˈvɔl tɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of constructing vaults.
2. the structure forming a vault.
3. such structures collectively.
[1505–15]

vault•ing2

(ˈvɔl tɪŋ)

adj.
1. leaping up or over.
2. used in vaulting.
3. overweening: vaulting ambition.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaulting - (architecture) a vaulted structurevaulting - (architecture) a vaulted structure; "arches and vaulting"
fan vaulting - an elaborate system of vaulting in which the ribs diverge like fans
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
2.vaulting - a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come downvaulting - a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
dressage - maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
Adj.1.vaulting - revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights; "vaulting ambition"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
Translations

vaulting

[ˈvɔːltɪŋ]
A. N
1. (Archit) → abovedado m
2. (Sport) → salto m con pértiga
B. CPD vaulting horse Npotro m (de madera)

vaulting

n (Archit) → Wölbung f
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