vault

Large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particle that has an eight-fold symmetry with a central pore and petal-like structures giving the appearence of an octagonal dome. May be related to the central plug of the nuclear pore complex.

vault

An arched roof which evolved from the joining of 2 Roman arches.

Vault

In architecture, a vault is literally an arched roof. The term is also used for a chamber with such a roof and, as these are often underground, it has come to be used for cellars where wine is stored.
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Vault

[organelle] The vault or vault cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein is a eukaryotic organelle whose function is not fully understood. Discovered and successfully isolated by cell biologist Nancy Kedersha and biochemist Leonard Rome of the UCLA School of Medicine in the 1980s, vaults are cytoplasmic organelles which under an electron microscope res...
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Vault

Stone roofing.
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vault

[Noun] Plural form: vaults. A place under a church where people are buried or valuable objects are kept.
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vault

[n] - a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables 2. [n] - a burial chamber (usually underground) 3. [n] - an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof 4. [n] - the act of jumping over an obstacle 5. [v] - jump across or leap over (an obstacle) 6. [v] - bound vigorously
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Vault

arched roof or ceiling of stone and mortar, usually supported by ribs
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Vault

An arched, stone roof.
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vault

In architecture, a continuous arch of brick, stone, or concrete, forming a self-supporting roof over a building or part of a building; also a vaulted structure, for example...
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Vault

Either (a) the arched ceiling over a void, or (b) any space covered by arches.
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Vault

an arched ceiling or roof, usually of stone, brick, or concrete, which in its most basic form, is a continuous semi-circular arch ie a tunnel. As romanesque evolved into gothic and the pointed arch, vault construction became very sophisticated and because of its fireproof potential, compa...
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Vault

An arched ceiling of stone.
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Vault

An arched cover for an enclosed space. The simplest form of vault is supported on each side by a continuous wall, and is known as a barrel vault. Most barrel vaults are round-arched, but a few are pointed-arched. In more complex vaults there is a framework of dressed-stone ribs, acting as a frame, with rubble filling the spaces between the ribs. So...
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Vault

A ceiling or roof formed by one or more arches, usually made out of wood or stone.
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Vault

In architecture, a vault is an arched roof or covering of masonry construction, made of stone, brick, or concrete. There are several type of vaults. A barrel (or tunnel) vault is semi-cylindrical in cross-section. A groin or cross vault consists of two barrel vaults that intersect each other at right angles. In a cross-barrel vault, the main barrel...
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Vault

(1) Arched stone roof ; (2) a burial chamber. See Barrel Vault, Fan Vault, Rib Vault ,Tierceron Vault
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Vault

Vault (valt; see Note, below ) noun [ Middle English voute , Old French voute , volte , French voûte , Late Latin volta , for voluta , volutio , from Latin volvere , volutum , to roll, to turn about. See Voluble , and c...
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Vault

Vault transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Vaulted ; present participle & verbal noun Vaulting .] [ Middle English vouten , Old French volter , vouter , French voûter . See Vault an arch.]
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Vault

Vault intransitive verb [ Confer Old French volter , French voltiger , Italian volt...re turn. See Vault , noun , 4.] 1. To leap; to bound; to jump; to spring. « Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself.» Shak. ...
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vault

Large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particles that have an eight fold symmetry with a central pore and petal like structures giving the appearence of an octagonal dome. May be related to the central plug of the nuclear pore complex. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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vault

hurdle noun the act of jumping over an obstacle
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vault

noun an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
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vault

noun a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
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vault

noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
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