Vaulting

  • (adj): Revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights.
    Example: "Vaulting ambition"
    Synonyms: overreaching
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on vaulting:

Belgium At The 1920 Summer Olympics - Equestrian
... Rank Jules Bonvalet Weppelghem Eventing 1392.50 12 Jumping 10.00 15 Daniel Bouckaert Vaulting 30.500 1 ! Victor Claes Vaulting 26.163 8 Emmanuel de Blommaert Grizzly Dressage 20.4375 11 Ghislain de Briey ...
Wooden Synagogues Of The Former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth - Uniqueness As An Artistic and Architectural Form
... four massive masonry pillars that define the Bimah rise to support the roof vaulting ... Central pillars support the vaulting of only a handful of wooden synagogues ... Instead, in wooden synagogues the vaulting and domes are suspended by elaborate roof trusses ...
Equestrian Vaulting
... Equestrian vaulting, or simply Vaulting, is most often described as gymnastics and dance on horseback ... Vaulting has been an equestrian act at the circus from its early days ... Therapeutic or Interactive vaulting is also used as an activity for children and adults who may have balance, attention, gross motor skill, or social deficits ...
Architecture Of The Medieval Cathedrals Of England - General Characteristics of English Cathedrals - Internal Appearance - Complex Vaulting
... variation at Winchester, the array of unique lierne vaults at Bristol, the net-like stellar vaulting of the choirs at Gloucester and York, the fan vaulting of the retro-choir at Peterborough, and the ... forms are unique to England, with stellar vaulting also occurring in Spain and Germany ...

More definitions of "vaulting":

  • (noun): (architecture) a vaulted structure.
    Example: "Arches and vaulting"
  • (noun): A light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down.
    Synonyms: curvet

Famous quotes containing the word vaulting:

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