- In architecture, a vault built on the same principle as a corbelled arch.
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corbel vault — noun : a corbeled covering like a vault * * * a structure having the form of a vault but constructed on the principle of a corbel arch … Useful english dictionary
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List of architectural vaults — The following is a list of arched structures known in architecture as vaults.* Ambulatory vault – the covered portion of the covered passage around a cloister. Often written in the context of an ambulatory vault mosaic. * Annular vault – A Barrel … Wikipedia
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