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barrel vault meaning

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  • Noun: barrel vault
    1. The simplest form of vault; a single continuous arch

    Derived forms: barrel vaults

    Type of: vault

    Encyclopedia: Barrel vault

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  1. like the two interior courtyard gardens, the entry court is an interruption in the iterative fild of barrel vaults that comprise the building
  2. The roof has a barrel vault and the windows are small.
  3. The straight sanctuary is divided into three apses with barrel vaults.
  4. The edifice has a nave and two aisles with barrel vault.
  5. In the basement is a spacious chapel with a barrel vault.

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