vault·​ed | \ ˈvȯl-təd How to pronounce vaulted (audio) \

Definition of vaulted

1 : built in the form of a vault : arched
2 : covered with a vault

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Open floor plan on upper story with vaulted ceilings, I-beams. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, "Home sale prices from San Jose and Peninsula areas, August 9," 9 Aug. 2019 The vaulted ceilings are even steeper in the master suite — one of six bedrooms and 5.25 bathrooms in 5,750 square feet. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Music producer Adam Anders records a home sale in Hidden Hills," 5 Aug. 2019 Villneuve explained that the stone walls that were exposed to flames then saturated with water by firefighters could now dry out rapidly, causing the vaulted ceilings to become unstable and collapse. Linda Givetash, NBC News, "European heatwave breaks record in Paris as Britain anticipates hottest temps ever," 25 July 2019 An octagonal master suite comes with 18-foot vaulted ceilings and a wall of windows that look out onto the rolling green hills. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Woodsy retreat with tons of patio space asks $3.1M," 24 July 2019 All of the technology that was in the original structure — flying buttresses and the vaulted ceilings — was ultimately to bring people as closer to the idea of God and the heavens as possible with architecture. Amy Gunia / Hong Kong, Time, "12 Questions for Tim Kobe, the Apple Store Designer Who Wants to Rebuild Notre Dame With Glass," 24 July 2019 The home is on a cul-de-sac with an open floor plan, four bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms and modern design accents that include vaulted ceilings, sliding glass doors and custom cabinetry. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Paradise Valley mansion with smart technology, five-car garage sells for $3.3M," 22 July 2019 Topped by vaulted ceilings, the master suite expands to a balcony that takes in views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Each tiny house has 13-foot vaulted ceilings that make the homes feel more spacious. Carla Jean Whitley,, "Plan your next weekend lake trip with this handy guide," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of vaulted

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vaulted

Middle English vowted, yvowted, from past participle of vowten "to vault entry 2," or from voute vault entry 1 + -ed -ed entry 1

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English Language Learners Definition of vaulted

: built in the form of an arch

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of or relating to the heavens

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