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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cylindrical vault Vault \Vault\ (v[add]lt; see Note, below), n. [OE. voute, OF. voute, volte, F. vo[^u]te, LL. volta, for voluta, volutio, fr. L. volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. See Voluble, and cf. Vault a leap, Volt a turn, Volute.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy. [1913 Webster] The long-drawn aisle and fretted vault. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. An arched apartment; especially, a subterranean room, use for storing articles, for a prison, for interment, or the like; a cell; a cellar. “Charnel vaults.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] The silent vaults of death. --Sandys. [1913 Webster] To banish rats that haunt our vault. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. The canopy of heaven; the sky. [1913 Webster] That heaven's vault should crack. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. [F. volte, It. volta, originally, a turn, and the same word as volta an arch. See the Etymology above.] A leap or bound. Specifically: (a) (Man.) The bound or leap of a horse; a curvet. (b) A leap by aid of the hands, or of a pole, springboard, or the like. [1913 Webster] Note: The l in this word was formerly often suppressed in pronunciation. [1913 Webster] Barrel vault, Cradle vault, Cylindrical vault, or Wagon vault (Arch.), a kind of vault having two parallel abutments, and the same section or profile at all points. It may be rampant, as over a staircase (see Rampant vault , under Rampant), or curved in plan, as around the apse of a church. Coved vault. (Arch.) See under 1st Cove, v. t. Groined vault (Arch.), a vault having groins, that is, one in which different cylindrical surfaces intersect one another, as distinguished from a barrel, or wagon, vault. Rampant vault. (Arch.) See under Rampant. Ribbed vault (Arch.), a vault differing from others in having solid ribs which bear the weight of the vaulted surface. True Gothic vaults are of this character. Vault light, a partly glazed plate inserted in a pavement or ceiling to admit light to a vault below. [1913 Webster] Cylindric \Cy*lin"dric\ (s?-l?n"dr?k), Cylindrical \Cy*lin"dric*al\ (-dr?-kal), a. [Gr. kylindriko`s, from ky`lindros cylinder: cf. F. cylindrique.] Having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder. [1913 Webster] Cylindrical lens, a lens having one, or more than one, cylindrical surface. Cylindric surface, or Cylindrical surface (Geom.), a surface described by a straight line that moves according to any law, but so as to be constantly parallel to a given line. Cylindrical vault. (Arch.) See under Vault, n. [1913 Webster]

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