Barrel-vault meaning

A simple continuous vault, typically semicircular in cross section.
noun
0
0
(archit.) A vault shaped like half a cylinder.
noun
0
0
(architecture) A simple roof having a curved, often semicircular cross section; used to span large distances in railway stations, churches, etc. Usually supported on columns.
noun
0
0
(roofing) A building profile featuring a rounded profile to the roof on the short axis, but with no angle change on a cut along the long axis.
noun
0
0
Advertisement