Übersetzung von “vault” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

a type of arch that supports a roof or ceiling, especially in a church or public building, or a ceiling or roof supported by several of these arches


UK also vaults a room, especially in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions

a bank vault
She entered the vault with an armed guard.

a room under a church or a small building in a cemetery where dead bodies are buried

She was buried in the family vault.
verb uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

to jump over something by first putting your hands on it or by using a pole

He vaulted over the gate.
She vaulted the wall and kept running.
He has vaulted 6.02 m in indoor competitions this year.
→ See also pole vault

(Übersetzung von “vault” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)