barrel-vaulted
adjective see barrel vault

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • barrel vault — noun Date: 1842 a semicylindrical vault • barrel vaulted adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barrel vault — noun Architecture a vault forming a half cylinder. Derivatives barrel vaulted adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • Barrel 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barrel vault — tunnel vault, vaulted ceiling formed as a semicylinder (Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

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