What is crypt?

  • (noun): A cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church).


In architecture, a crypt (from the Latin crypta and the Greek κρύπτη, kryptē; meaning concealed, private) is a stone chamber or vault beneath the floor of a burial vault possibly containing sarcophagi, coffins or relics.

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Crypt - Gallery
... Crypt of Bayeux Cathedral, France (11th century) Crypt of Bayeux Cathedral, France Crypt Saint-Sernin Basilica Toulouse Crypt of Worcester Cathedral Inside the crypt ...
Crypt (Unix)
... In Unix computing, crypt is the name of both a utility program and a C programming function ... To distinguish between the two, writers often refer to the utility program as crypt(1), because it is documented in section 1 of the Unix manual pages, and refer to the C library function as crypt(3 ...
St Wulfram's Church, Grantham - Architecture - Crypt
... The crypt chapel was probably dedicated to the Holy Trinity and was originally entered from outside ... The crypt door and chests are the only remaining examples of medieval woodwork in the church ... The crypt has been used as a depository for the relic of St Wulfram, as a charnel house when the graveyard became full, and a store-room for church ...
List Of Songs By The Misfits - 0–9 - M
... American Psycho (1997) Cuts from the Crypt (2001) Cuts from the Crypt version is a demo ... Monkey's Paw The Devil's Rain (2011) Monster Mash Cuts from the Crypt (2001) Project 1950 (2003) Cuts from the Crypt and Project 1950 versions are different recordings ...