vaulting

Definitions of vaulting
  1. noun
    (architecture) a vaulted structure
    “arches and vaulting
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    types:
    fan vaulting
    an elaborate system of vaulting in which the ribs diverge like fans
    type of:
    construction, structure
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
  2. noun
    a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
    synonyms: curvet
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    type of:
    dressage
    maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
  3. adjective
    revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights
    vaulting ambition”
    synonyms: overreaching
    bold
    fearless and daring
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