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.
An arched roof which evolved from the joining of 2 Roman arches.
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.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TV.HTM
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vault_(organelle)
Stone roofing.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20018
Plural form: vaults. A place under a church where people are buried or valuable objects are kept.
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- 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 vigorouslyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=vault
arched roof or ceiling of stone and mortar, usually supported by ribs
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An arched, stone roof.Found on http://www.digital-documents.co.uk/archi/gloschur.htm
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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
Either (a) the arched ceiling over a void, or (b) any space covered by arches.
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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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935
An arched ceiling of stone.
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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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20938
A ceiling or roof formed by one or more arches, usually made out of wood or stone.
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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...Found on http://www.virtualani.org/glossary/index.htm
(1) Arched stone roof ; (2) a burial chamber. See Barrel Vault, Fan Vault, Rib Vault ,Tierceron Vault
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(valt; see Note, below
[ Middle English voute
, Old French voute
, French voûte
, Late Latin volta
, for voluta
, from Latin volvere
, to roll, to turn about. See Voluble
, and c...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/V/9
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.] Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/V/9
Vault intransitive verb
[ Confer Old French volter
, French voltiger
, Italian volt...re
turn. See Vault
, 4.] 1.
To leap; to bound; to jump; to spring. « Vaulting
ambition, which o'erleaps itself.» Shak.
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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) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the act of jumping over an obstacleFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=vault
an arched brick or stone ceiling or roofFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=vault
a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuablesFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=vault
a burial chamber (usually underground)Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=vault
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