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fan vaulting

noun
1.
a system of fan vaults.
Origin of fan vaulting
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for fan vaulting

fan vaulting

noun
1.
(architect) vaulting having ribs that radiate like those of a fan and spring from the top of a capital or corbel Also called palm vaulting
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