fan vaulting

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Origin of fan vaulting

First recorded in 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for fan vaulting

beam, plaster, roof, covert, dome, canopy, groin, timber, roofing, housetop, baldachin, plafond

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British Dictionary definitions for fan vaulting

fan vaulting

  1. architect vaulting having ribs that radiate like those of a fan and spring from the top of a capital or corbelAlso called: palm vaulting
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