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English definition of “vaulting”

vaulting

noun [U]     /ˈvɒl.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈvɑːl.t̬ɪŋ/
arches which support a ceiling or room : After the explosion nothing of the walls or vaulting remained intact .Arches, columns and beams
(Definition of vaulting noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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