Vault, Ribbed

Vault, Ribbed
♦ Framework of arched ribs supporting vaulting cells covering the spaces between them.
(Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415)

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  • Vault, Sexpartite — ♦ Ribbed vault of six compartments. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Sexpartite, Sexpartite Vault, Vaulting, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Literne, Vault, Groined, Vault, Barrel, Vault, Fan …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Literne — ♦ Vault with short intermediate ribs not rising from the springing. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Literne Vault, Vault, Barrel, Vault, Groined, Vault, Fan, Vaulting, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Quadripartite — ♦ Vault of four compartments divided by ribs. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Quadripartite, Quadripartite Vault, Vaulting, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Literne, Vault, Groined, Vault, Barrel …   Medieval glossary

  • ribbed vault — noun vault that resembles a groined vault but has ribbed arches • Hypernyms: ↑vault * * * noun : a vault in which solid ribs carry the vaulted surface * * * Archit. a vault supported by or decorated with diagonal ribs. Also called rib vault. * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vault, Fan — 1) Vault with numerous ribs sprining in equal curves, to give fan like effect; 15th and 16th centuries. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) 2) A vault in which ribs of the same length and curvature spring from the same point,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Barrel — ♦ Continuous arched vault, semi circular, segmental or segmental pointed, plain or with transverse ribs. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Barrel Vault, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault, Fan, Vault,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Groined — ♦ Cross vaulting, formed by intersection of simple vaulting surfaces. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Groin, Groined Vault, Vault, Barrel, Vaulting, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Ribbed Vault — See: Vault, Ribbed …   Medieval glossary

  • Ribbed vault — Vault Vault (v[add]lt; see Note, below), n. [OE. voute, OF. voute, volte, F. vo[^u]te, LL. volta, for voluta, volutio, fr. L. volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Vault} a leap, {Volt} a turn, {Volute}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vault — (v[add]lt; see Note, below), n. [OE. voute, OF. voute, volte, F. vo[^u]te, LL. volta, for voluta, volutio, fr. L. volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Vault} a leap, {Volt} a turn, {Volute}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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