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  Vault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In architecture, a vault is an arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
But with the reintroduction of the groin vault, more light could be brought into the buildings: instead of building groin vaults as the intersection of two barrell vaults, the master masons simply built one long line of groin vaults.
In a self-supporting vault, the starting arches have to be built with scaffolding, but after that, the bricks or stone blocks interlock, permitting additions until the vault is complete.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vault   (1164 words)

  
 FlyingConcrete - Vaults
The older vaults (200 year +) that are still standing were all well constructed but many of the newer (100 year old) vaults were poorly built.
With these vaults it is basically the shape of the roof which is the key to it's long life.
These vaults are actually quite low (a half circle is 50%) and most of the barrel vaults I build are typically 30-35%.
www.geocities.com /flyingconcrete/vaults.htm   (1702 words)

  
 Vaults: novel cell particles
Vaults are components of cells that were first described in 1986.
Because the particle is abundant in all cells of higher organisms and highly conserved throughout evolution...
Vaults are large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein (RNP) particles found in eukaryotic cells that were first described in 1986.
vaults.arc.ucla.edu   (110 words)

  
 ArtLex's V page
A quadrant vault is a half-barrel (tunnel) vault.
In a ribbed vault, there is a framework of ribs or arches under the intersections of the vaulting sections.
A fan vault is a development of lierne vaulting characteristic English Perpendicular Gothic, in which radiating ribs form a fan-like pattern.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/V.html   (4898 words)

  
 Burial Vaults and Grave Liners--A Consumer's Guide
Burial vaults or grave liners, also known as burial containers, are commonly used in "traditional," full-service funerals.
The vault or liner is placed in the ground before burial, and the casket is lowered into it at burial.
Burial vaults surround the casket in concrete or another material and may be sold with a warranty of protective strength.
www.funeralplan.com /products/vault.html   (288 words)

  
 Arcosanti : Project ; Built Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The lower portions of the Vault were poured-in-place concrete, and the 12 upper curved panels were precast on silt and lifted into place with a crane.
Constructed in 1975, the North Vault is a twin structure to the South Vault.
The North and South Vaults are at the heart of Arcosanti overlooking a scenic arroyo.
www.arcosanti.org /project/project/built/vaults/main.html   (590 words)

  
 Vaults From Biological Mystery to Nanotech Workhorse
In the nearly two decades since vaults were discovered, researchers have found that these hollow, barrel-like structures circulate by the tens of thousands in just about every cell of the human body, as well as in the cells of monkeys, rats, frogs, electric rays and even slime molds.
Vaults are presumably doing something worthwhile; otherwise, they never would have survived millions of years of evolution.
When vaults carrying the fluorescent "green-lantern" protein were added to the mix, cells, the objects entered the cells and glowed green from the inside.
www.physorg.com /news4068.html   (1193 words)

  
 Wilbert Burial Vaults by Richard Lamb New Traditions Funerals
A vault is a sturdy container into which the casket is placed prior to burial.
Vaults are available with a variety of inner liners, protective seals and decorative features.
Like caskets, vaults are crafted from a wide range of materials, ensuring that an affordable choice is available to suit your needs.
www.richardlamb.com /merchandise/vaults.asp   (139 words)

  
 FlyingConcrete - Barrel Vault Roofs
Cost of formwork-- less than $30/ vault, for the first 4.The formwork can then be reused an additional 50 times.
Four inch vaults are adequate for the first floor vault that will be filled on the sides and have another floor above.
Vaults should be an easy structural shape to calculate and get stamped.
www.geocities.com /flyingconcrete/bvaults.htm   (610 words)

  
 Edinburgh Vaults
At the time the bridge was built, the land under it was excavated for several floors of rooms and underground chambers, virtually forgotten until recently.
The vaults contained families of 7-10 people in rooms the size of a small bedroom with no ventilation or windows and a fireplace that provided some form of heat.
The vaults were lighted with fish oil lamps, which combined with stale waste from garbage and chamber pots which were emptied into the streets after the 10pm curfew each night, must had made the area barely habitable.
thecapitalscot.com /pastfeatures/vaultedin.html   (1181 words)

  
 Introduction to Inverarity Vaults Ltd
Inverarity Vaults Ltd was formed in 1991 as an independent Scottish company producing Inverarity Whiskies and importing Fine Wines.
Inverarity Vaults is a highly motivated company, focusing on exceeding expectations to our objective market: the On Trade.
Inverarity Vaults is unique in the Scottish Wine Trade, delivering exceptionally high level of personal detail and ensuring a competitive, exclusive, comprehensive wine service.
www.inverarity-vaults.com   (131 words)

  
 3 Vault House, Earth One House, Superadobe House, 3 bedroom earth home, Cal-Earth Home
The spaciousness of the interior design derives from this pattern of 3 offset vaults which allow a maximum view through the house's open plan area, and from the height of the vault.
Arches and vaults are inherently beautiful, especially if repeated in a series.
The vaulted curve of the roof, combined with the sun's path overhead, creates sun and shade zones which encourage circular air movement inside the house.
www.calearth.org /3vaults.htm   (471 words)

  
 Basagic Funeral Homes in Franklin & Petersburg West Virginia
To facilitate beautification and maintenance of graves and cemetery grounds, many cemeteries require that the casket be placed in an outer burial receptacle capable of withstanding the weight and pressures of the earth above and surrounding the receptacle.
The burial vault line from Wilbert is a sealed outer burial receptacle, which receives the casket and protects it against the penetration of moisture, the weight of the earth and the elements in a subsoil situation.Wilbert brand burial vaults provide complete, hermetically sealed protection for the casket and body.
Wilbert vaults reflect the richness and beauty of fine hand craftsmanship with a variety of quality features that allow each family to make a personal selection.
www.basagic.com /vaults.htm   (463 words)

  
 Burial Urn Vaults
Formed of reinforced concrete, Doric concrete cremation urn vaults are available lined in durable Lustra-Tech®, Fiberlon® or Durapreme® plastics to enhance the protective abilities of the vault.
The vault is then sealed with Doric’s special Integra-Seal® which merges the base and cover into a single unit.
Carapaces of this urn vault may be personalized with the name of the deceased and birth and death date.
www.montgomerysteward.com /urn_vaults.html   (177 words)

  
 Waldo's Hexen Vaults Page
Any similarity to an existing church structure in which treasure and knowledge are under strict lock and key accessible only to the "elect" is purely coincidental and should not be construed otherwise.
I thought the Vault combination codes were especially well thought-out, but all in all, the whole WAD was extremely enjoyable.
Vaults is the best WAD I have ever played.
www.rattlebars.com /mtz/vaults.html   (1619 words)

  
 Gothic Vaults - Blender Artists Forums
This is a script I have written to create gothic vaults (specifically domical vaults - one of the early forms).
In fact it was working all the time except it was drawing the vault on the 3D screen at such a large default size it was off-screen.
I also have this problem with the vault script but constrained scaling seems to straighten it out, so i just stay away from that parameter.
blenderartists.org /forum/showthread?t=7757   (851 words)

  
 Vaults of Pandius - the Official Mystara Homepage
Vaults of Pandius - the Official Mystara Homepage
This list of direct links was requested for those with download managers so that they could download the whole of the Vaults with relative ease.
The option of making available a zipped version of the Vaults which might be preferred is not currently an option.
pandius.com /index.html   (400 words)

  
 Wilbert Vaults   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Consumers should consider visiting our educational pages explaining the purpose of a lined, sealed burial vault and the interment process.
Wilbert is the burial vault recommended by leading funeral directors across the nation, and selected by more families than any other brand.
If you choose burial after the cremation, it's important to understand why you need an urn vault and that they do not all provide the same protection....
www.wilbertvault.com   (187 words)

  
 Firelock Fireproof Modular Vaults Home Page
FIRELOCK custom designs and manufactures fireproof room-sized modular record storage vaults for the fire/environmental protection of vital records.
Lightweight, expandable panel systems are available to construct firesafe vaults for the storage of magnetic media, micrographic media, optical disks and paper records.
The FIRELOCK vault is the highest rated fire protection storage environment for media available in the industry.
www.firelock.com   (91 words)

  
 Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. - Cremation Choices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Wilbert burial vaults protect the casket from ground elements and immense weight after interment.
All Wilbert burial vaults employ high-strength structural concrete and Unidex®-bonded interior liners of high-impact thermoformed plastics.
Wilbert burial vaults are available in three strength categories:
www.wilbertonline.com /ground_burial/burial/burial_index.asp   (51 words)

  
 Clark Grave Vault:HomePage
Every Clark vault is guaranteed to protect the casket from water and other elements through the use of an air seal principle.
This can be easily demonstrated by turning a glass upside down and then submerging the glass into water.
The same is true of a non-porous Clark metal vault.
www.clarkvault.com /clark/index.cfm   (159 words)

  
 Safe,vaults,residential,valuables,built-in
Manufacturer of luxury safes and vault doors for residential and commercial use.
Supplier of safes & vault rooms to the world's finest jewelers & watchmakers since 1904.
Our safes may be the answer you have been looking for.
www.homeexpo.com /HE/s1003.htm   (294 words)

  
 Offsite data storage, disaster recovery services at Vanguard Vaults
Vanguard Vaults prides itself as being the premier offsite data storage, management and destruction operation in America.
As a regionally owned and operated corporation whose owners are involved in day-to-day operations, we dedicate ourselves to individual customer care.
Vanguard Vaults provides the full array of data services and data products for businesses and governments.
www.vanguardvaults.com   (314 words)

  
 NARA | The National Archives Experience
In the Public Vaults, the new permanent exhibit in the National Archives Experience, you can experience the feeling of going beyond the walls of the Rotunda into the stacks and vaults of the National Archives.
Here you will encounter fascinating original records (including Abraham Lincoln's telegrams to his generals, audio recordings from the Oval Office) and new interactive exhibits that allow you to "touch" and explore some of the most interesting documents, photos and films we hold.
The Public Vaults display at any given time about 1,100 records-originals or facsimiles of documents, photographs, maps, drawings, film or audio clips, allowing you to see the raw materials of our American democracy.
www.archives.gov /national-archives-experience/visit/public_vaults.html   (156 words)

  
 About Vaults - Root.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Reclaim the power of your data with ROOT VAULTS
Use the VAULT to capture your online activity.
Reporting tools help you maximize the value of your information.
vaults.root.net   (27 words)

  
 Modular Vaults|Vault Doors - CustomVault
CustomVault is the leading provider of technologically advanced, high-security modular vault systems for pharmaceutical, government, armored car, jewelry and banking applications.
Having invented the modular approach to vault manufacturing, CustomVault has been advancing the state of the art for over 20 years, installing thousands of GSA and UL listed vault systems around the world.
CustomVault is Awarded Major Modular Vault Contract for United States Military Application
www.customvault.com   (94 words)

  
 Vault Hub - MMORPG and RPG News, Guides and Community - The Vault Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Vault Hub - MMORPG and RPG News, Guides and Community - The Vault Network
World of Warcraft Vault publishes their latest guide for all you raiders.
IGN's enterprise databases running Oracle, SQL and MySQL are professionally monitored and managed by Pythian Remote DBA.
vault.ign.com   (671 words)

  
 CNN.com - Thousands of Iraqi artifacts found - May. 8, 2003
Although they suspect additional pieces may have been stolen, they declined to speculate on the scope of the additional uncatalogued items that may have been looted.
Officials from ICE, newly created as part of the Department of Homeland Security, said many of the missing items had been stored for safekeeping in hidden storage vaults within the museum before the war.
Other items had been returned after public promises of amnesty and rewards.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/05/07/sprj.nilaw.iraqi.artifacts   (519 words)

  
 Types of Burial Vaults
Types of Burial Vaults used at our cemetery
Photos shown are for example only, colors and styles may vary.
Please call us for pricing and about any other vaults
www.gwinnettcemeteries.com /gmp/vaults.htm   (29 words)

  
 Vaults   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Northern California Permaculture Institute workshop vault receiving the finishing touches before plastering, see finished shot in workshops
Bob Theis atop the Shenoa Retreat Center vault, Philo, California
Our largest vault is being built now in Garberville.
www.dsaarch.com /vaults.htm   (36 words)

  
 HOLLYWOOD VAULTS - RESOURCES
Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., Commercial records storage facility.
They can assist vault clients with moving material in and out of the vault, labeling, repackaging, inventory management, database creation and shipping/transportation.
David Wexler, Owner/Founder, Hollywood Vaults Inc., vault design consultant.
www.hollywoodvaults.com /resources   (3581 words)

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