Meaning of “vaulting” in the English Dictionary

"vaulting" in British English

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vaultingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvɒl.tɪŋ/ us /ˈvɑːl.t̬ɪŋ/

arches that support a ceiling or room:

After the explosion, nothing of the walls or vaulting remained intact.

vaultingadjective

uk /ˈvɒl.tɪŋ/ us /ˈvɑːl.t̬ɪŋ/

(Definition of “vaulting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)