Meaning of vaulting

vault•ing

Pronunciation: (vôl'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of constructing vaults.
  2. the structure forming a vault.
  3. a vault, vaulted ceiling, etc., or such structures collectively.

vault•ing

Pronunciation: (vôl'ting), [key]
— adj.
  1. leaping up or over.
  2. used in vaulting: a vaulting pole.
  3. excessive in ambition or presumption; overweening; high-flown: vaulting ambition; vaulting pride.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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