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Word Meanings - VAULTING - Book Publishers vocabulary database

1. The act of constructing vaults; a vaulted construction. 2. Act of one who vaults or leaps.

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  • CONSTRUCT
    together, to construct; con- + struere to pile up, set in order. See 1. To put together the constituent parts of in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edlifice. 2. To devise; to invent; to set in order;
  • VAULTING
    1. The act of constructing vaults; a vaulted construction. 2. Act of one who vaults or leaps.
  • VAULTY
    Arched; concave. "The vaulty heaven." Shak.
  • CONSTRUCTIVELY
    In a constructive manner; by construction or inference. A neutral must have notice of a blockade, either actually by a formal information, or constructively by notice to his government. Kent.
  • VAULT
    An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy. The long-drawn aisle and fretted vault. Gray. 2. An arched apartment; especially, a subterranean room, use for storing articles, for a prison, for interment, or the like; a cell; a cellar.
  • CONSTRUCTIVE
    1. Having ability to construct or form; employed in construction; as, to exhibit constructive power. The constructive fingers of Watts. Emerson. 2. Derived from, or depending on, construction or interpretation; not directly expressed, but inferred.
  • CONSTRUCTION
    The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement. Some particles . . . in certain constructions have the sense of a whole sentence contained in them. Locke. 4. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a
  • CONSTRUCTIONIST
    One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.
  • CONSTRUCTIONAL
    Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.
  • VAULTER
    One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler. B. Jonson.
  • CONSTRUCTOR
    A constructer.
  • CONSTRUCTIVENESS
    The faculty which enables one to construct, as in mechanical, artistic, or literary matters. (more info) 1. Tendency or ability to form or construct.
  • VAULTED
    Arched like the roof of the mouth, as the upper lip of many ringent flowers. (more info) 1. Arched; concave; as, a vaulted roof. 2. Covered with an arch, or vault.
  • CONSTRUCTURE
    That which is constructed or formed; an edifice; a fabric.
  • VAULTAGE
    Vaulted work; also, a vaulted place; an arched cellar. Shak.
  • CONSTRUCTER
    One who, or that which, constructs or frames.
  • ENVAULT
    To inclose in a vault; to entomb. Swift.
  • CROSS-VAULTING
    Vaulting formed by the intersection of two or more simple vaults.
  • RECONSTRUCT
    To construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew. Regiments had been dissolved and reconstructed. Macaulay.
  • MISCONSTRUCTION
    Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.
  • MISCONSTRUCT
    To construct wrongly; to construe or interpret erroneously.
  • RECONSTRUCTION
    The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of re√ęstablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War. (more info) 1. The act
  • BIVAULTED
    Having two vaults or arches.

 

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