vaulting

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaulting (plural vaultings)

  1. The practice of constructing vaults, or a particular method of such construction.
  2. A vaulted structure; such structures treated as a group.
    • 1928, Robert Byron, The Station: Travels to the Holy Mountain of Greece, Chapter 16,[1]
      Spreading over the high vaultings and walls, the traditional scenes from the life of Christ are depicted on an immense scale.
  3. The sport of gymnastics and dance routines performed on horseback, and on the longe line.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

vaulting

  1. present participle of vault

Adjective[edit]

vaulting (comparative more vaulting, superlative most vaulting)

  1. Leaning upward or over
  2. Exaggerated or overreaching
  3. performing

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