From the center of what would be the lobby, you could look up, straight up nine flights, to a vaulted glass ceiling.
Its vaulted entertainment industry is under assault from other tax-friendly states looking to pick off lucrative filming gigs.
But how many of us, thus sunk in despair, have not been vaulted back to equilibrium by another look at Groundhog Day?
In the blink of an eye, Scott also vaulted to the A-list of action-film directors.
In doing so, he became an instant YouTube sensation and vaulted himself into the national spotlight.
I sprang forward, seized him by the mane, and vaulted upon his back.
The church was empty, quivering with the silence that fell from its vaulted roofing.
The early chapter-house was 26 feet square, and was vaulted with four central pillars.
He looked now at the vaulted roof as though he saw instead the sky.
As he thought this, he discovered, in a mountain-wall near the roadside, the vaulted entrance to a grotto.
"arched roof or ceiling," c.1300, vaute, from Old French voute "arch, vaulted roof," from Vulgar Latin *volta, contraction of *volvita, noun use of fem. of *volvitus, alteration of Latin volutus "bowed, arched," past participle of volvere "to turn, turn around, roll" (see volvox). The -l- appeared in English c.1400.
"a leap," 1763, from vault (v.).
"jump or leap over," 1530s (implied in vaulting), from Middle French volter "to gambol, leap," from Italian voltare "to turn," from Vulgar Latin *volvitare "to turn, leap," frequentative of Latin volvere "to turn, turn around, roll" (see volvox). Related: Vaulted; vaulting.