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vaulting

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noun vault·ing \ˈvȯl-tiŋ\

Definition of vaulting

  1. :  vaulted construction

Origin and Etymology of vaulting

1vault + 1-ing


First Known Use: 1512

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vaulting

adjective vault·ing

Definition of vaulting

  1. 1 :  reaching or stretching for the heights <vaulting ambition> <a vaulting imagination>

  2. 2 [from gerund of 3vault] :  designed for use in vaulting or in gymnastic exercises <a vaulting block>

vaultingly

play \ˈvȯl-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of vaulting

from present participle of 3vault


First Known Use: 1593

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vaulting

adjective vault·ing

Definition of vaulting for English Language Learners

  • : rising or reaching very high


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