There are 2 main translations of vault in Spanish

: vault1vault2

vault1

sótano, n.

Pronunciation /vɔːlt//vɔlt/

noun

  • 1

    (basement)
    sótano masculine
    wine vault bodega feminine Mexico
    • In recent years the British Museum the V&A and the Dulwich Picture Gallery have all reported losses from open displays or storage vaults.
    • The warehouse has been specifically designed for storage of records and media products, with a media vault geared to holding tapes, CDs and DVD's.
    • Spiralling stairs and a glass lift transport technicians to subterranean depths and storage vaults.
    • In the middle of the building was a weapons storage vault.
    • The diary sent to the storage vaults of the museum, hidden from the outside world, all but forgotten.
    • There is a theory that the wine cellar could have been a Bulgarian invention, because monks in the country were said to have been the first people to store wine in cool vaults deep underground.
    • Inman had insisted that his wife deposit the diaries in a vault, for he was terrified of losing them should fire break out in the apartment.
    • The above ground extra story housed the kitchen and a stone and brick storage vault.
    • A thorough review of storage requirements can uncover desires for wine cellars or walk-in fireproof vaults.
    • The entire opera takes place in some kind of subterranean vault, or perhaps a subway station.
    • In consequence, the basement (below the level of the road) with its handsome brick vaults and windows on to the garden, was blocked off.
    • Construction work will get under way in the New Year, and will include the expansion of the museum's library and the storage archive vaults which will be opened to the public regularly.
    • Golding was said to have arranged for the document to be held in the British Library's vaults until 30 years after Blunt's death.
    • From obvious repair tunnels for the subway line, they went down, the tunnels becoming darker and danker, descending a spiral of metal stairs that led to low vaults of brickwork or wet stone.
    • Today a new building with a fireproof vault has been constructed on upper St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain.
    • Soon, the 4,000 films in the archive's collection will be moved from storage into special vaults, humidity-controlled and cooled to a constant 10°C to preserve the precious footage.
    • The storage of wines and spirits in vaults under railway stations was a clever use of space by Victorian architects and engineers.
    • On that occasion the ballot boxes had been locked in a huge official steel and concrete vault.
    • Millions of pounds worth of paintings are left unseen in the art gallery vaults because there is not enough display space.
  • 2

    (strongroom)
    cámara feminine
    • The owner of the fossil kept it locked away in a bank vault so no one has ever been able to verify it - until now.
    • The mayoral pieces are all kept in a vault in the bank because of their value, but the furniture and paintings are on display in the town hall.
    • The silver and gold bullion is stored in underground treasury vaults at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
    • There have been instances where famous paintings have been stolen, held in bank vaults for 20 years and then simply handed back.
    • Guerrillas blasted open the vaults of the British Bank of the Middle East in Bab Idriss and cleared out safe deposit boxes full of cash, gold, stock certificates and jewellery.
    • The 35-year-old interior decorator said the burglars had found a jewellery box in his bedroom which he had forgotten to put back in a bank vault.
    • Early on Tuesday morning, employees of the South Park branch of Biochim Bank found that thieves had broken into the vault of the bank and robbed more than 40 deposit boxes.
    • For almost 80 years it has remained hidden from the public's view, wrapped in newspaper in a bank vault at a secret location in Yorkshire.
    • The film was one of the best-loved screen hits of the 60s, as a gang swipes a stash of gold bullion from a bank vault in Turin.
    • Most of the newly printed money ended up offshore, in the vaults of central banks around the world that needed it for trade and energy.
    • One of the most famous international heists involved the Sewer Rats, a team of seven underworld criminals led by Albert Spaggiari who targeted a bank vault in Nice, France.
    • Eventually, they broke into the main vault of the bank with the hope of finding lots of money, jewellery or perhaps gold.
    • Underground vaults were cleared in two-and-a-half hours, after the families of two kidnapped managers were held hostage.
    • Robbers stole £22m from Northern Bank's city centre vaults on December 20.
    • The bullion was never returned and officials believe it is now stored in the vaults of the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.
    • The star of the 4-2 Wembley win over West Germany had kept the medal in a bank vault but the Hammers want the commemorative piece to form one of the main attractions in the club museum.
    • Both men carried holdalls and forced the staff members into the vault of the bank, where they stole a large quantity of cash and other items.
    • Ray's collection could be worth £1m at auction and is so valuable most of it is locked away in a bank vault.
    • Some ‘investments’, such as gem stones, are often said to be stored in Swiss bank vaults, so you can never see them.
    • Though the bank was looted, the vault miraculously remained secure.
  • 3

    (crypt)
    cripta feminine
    the family vault el panteón familiar
    • However, the royal vault, which is beneath the chapel, cannot be accessed by the public.
    • The family vaults are situated below St Mark's Church on Buncer Lane.
    • Hutton was buried in the family vault at Charlton in Kent.
    • Burial caskets were not interfered with in any way and have been moved, under Home Office guidelines, a few yards to the part of vault beyond the church building edge.
    • Some were dug directly in the earth, others brick-lined to make a family vault.
    • That stone up there has guarded the entrance to the burial vault at West Kennet Long Barrow for 4000 years.
    • He remained unmarried and is buried in a family vault of St John's Church of England cemetery, Campbelltown.
    • By parliamentary dispensation, he was buried in the family vault in Wimborne Minister.
    • According to author Iain Sinclair, she now lies in the family vault instead.
    • Beneath the richly covered buildings lie the sombre underground burial vaults.
    • Some of the worst damage caused at the graveyard was to a vault belonging to Peter O'Connor.
    • The next day one of the brothers summoned everyone in Croglin Grange to the crypt and opened the vault.
    • Three to seven years after burial, the bones of the deceased are exhumed and placed in a family vault or a communal ossuary.
    • After his old friend Hobhouse had arranged for the coffin to lie in state for a few days in London, it was interred in the family vault at Hucknall Torkard, near Newstead.
    • Much of the church's social outreach takes place in 19 th-century burial vaults that were actually condemned as unfit for the dead in the 1850s.
    • He was buried in the family vault in the church at Bawdsey, Suffolk.
    • In 1979, after rumours that manuscripts were buried in his family vault, his coffin was opened.
    • Underneath the chapel lie a series of sealed vaults, the contents of which are the subject of constant speculation.
    • By the time his body was laid to rest in the family vault in Paddington Old Churchyard in August 1780, he appears to have been impoverished and did not leave a will.
    • Archaeologists believe they have recovered the bones of Mozart's niece from the family vault and will perform DNA tests.
  • 4

    Architecture
    bóveda feminine
    the vault of heaven la bóveda celeste literary
    • I gazed down upon the old quarter, a collage of dun roofs, domes and vaults, pencil and square minarets.
    • There is a noticeable acoustic difference between a church with a wooden roof and a similar building with a stone vault, as many choristers will testify.
    • To stiffen the shallow vault, curved steel girders brace the two sides.
    • We learned how Romans built their bridges, how medieval masons built their vaults, how lime and mortar were used in English buildings, and so on.
    • The system uses the timeless forms of arches, domes, and vaults to create single and double-curvature shell structures that are both strong and beautiful.
    • The architectural part of the complex was reborn as a post-Victorian mélange, in which Moorish arches soar above Gothic vaults.
    • The invention of arches and vaults, made of brick-faced concrete, allowed Roman architects much greater spans - and more visual variety.
    • Reflected daylight enters through clerestories, bounces up into the shimmering vaults and is then diffused down onto the exhibits.
    • The present place was a Victorian arched vault of steel, copper and glass - a massive hall.
    • The cathedral is known for its influence on High Gothic, its flying buttresses, ribbed vaults, and multiple towers; for glass and carvings that pray and teach down the centuries.
    • Gothic architecture has a particular look: the pointed or ogival arch, ribbed vaults, rose windows, towers, and tremendous height in the nave, supported by flying buttresses.
    • There are even pictures of soaring ribbed piers and vaults in Gothic cathedrals, reminding us that of course the origins of the Gothic style must have derived from bamboo and willow construction.
    • When he arrived, though, he discovered that Tunisians already knew how to put buildings together, using stone and brick to make fabulous vaults.
    • The vault of the naves was completed in 1378 and that over the aisles two years later.
    • The stair is elegantly made, a light filigree of steel rod and plates that contrasts with the heavy concrete solidity of the vault.
    • I also climbed into the roof structures of the station and stood above the vaults to gain a high vantage point.
    • Inside the exhibit halls, the arched roof trusses are exposed to emphasize the great expansive vault of the structure.
    • In the pre-industrial age, the structural form that was used for the widest spans was the masonry vault or dome.
    • The formerly dark space is now transformed by a series of flowing vaults terminating in a new, open family room.
    • The vault in the upper basilica partially collapsed bringing two diagonally opposite quadrants in the east end and nave of the main vault crashing 22 metres to the floor, where they broke into thousands of pieces.

There are 2 main translations of vault in Spanish

: vault1vault2

vault2

saltar, v.

Pronunciation /vɔlt//vɔːlt/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (apoyándose en algo) saltar
    he vaulted over the fence saltó (por encima de) la cerca
    • With the Senators seemingly moments away from a victory in their final game, hordes of fans began vaulting over the retaining walls and proceeded to swarm the playing field.
    • Cade vaulted over the rail to retrieve the ball.
    • Outside, he vaulted easily onto his horse and dug his heels in.
    • I vaulted onto the horse's back and grabbed the reins.
    • Ticket barriers at stations slow down passenger flow, but the determined non-payer can still vault over them, or sneak through behind a legitimate ticketholder.
    • The driver vaulted over the road divider and came and shook Anand's hand.
    • Taking a deep breath, he vaulted down the metal stairs.
    • I leapt from the building and vaulted over the wall that had previously blocked my way, barely skimming my knee on the top as I went.
    • Croft raced to his horse, vaulted into the saddle, and was alongside her in an instant.
    • Les vaulted over the fence, throwing his backpack over ahead of him.

transitive verb

  • 1

    saltar

noun

  • 1

    (leap)
    salto masculine
    • A broad smile broke out on Deferr's face the moment his closest rival, Romania's Marian Dragulescu stumbled on landing after his second vault to finish third.
    • The French gymnasts attempted several difficult vaults.
    • I had to wait for nearly two hours in that heat to take my first vault and that drained some of my energy.
    • Attempting a vault, her right foot missed the springboard and she crashed head first at full speed into the horse.
    • Hatch didn't get her usual height or distance on her vault, and she also took a step after her landing.
  • 2

    (with pole)
    salto con garrocha masculine
    salto con pértiga masculine Spain