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  1. ribbed vaultnoun

    vault that resembles a groined vault but has ribbed arches


  1. ribbed vaultnoun

    A building structure created by an intersection of two or three vaults.


  1. ribbed vault

    A ribbed vault is a type of architectural design in which intersecting ribs, often in a web-like design, provide structural support for a vaulted ceiling or roof. Used primarily in Gothic architecture, the ribs concentrate the weight on a relatively few points, allowing for larger, more open spaces and the use of lighter, less expensive materials for the walls.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ribbed vault in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ribbed vault in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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