Dance vs Vault - What's the difference?

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Dance is a related term of vault.


As verbs the difference between dance and vault

is that dance is while vault is to build as, or cover with a vault or vault can be (ambitransitive) to jump or leap over.

As a noun vault is

an arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy or vault can be an act of vaulting; a leap or jump.

dance

English

Alternative forms

* daunce (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements usually performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
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  • *:"I ought to arise and go forth with timbrels and with dances ; but, do you know, I am not inclined to revels? There has been a little—just a very little bit too much festivity so far …. Not that I don't adore dinners and gossip and dances; not that I do not love to pervade bright and glittering places."
  • A social gathering where dancing is the main activity.
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  • *:"I ought to arise and go forth with timbrels and with dances; but, do you know, I am not inclined to revels? There has been a little—just a very little bit too much festivity so far …. Not that I don't adore dinners and gossip and dances ; not that I do not love to pervade bright and glittering places."
  • (lb) A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
  • A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
  • (lb) The art, profession, and study of dancing.
  • A piece of music with a particular dance rhythm.
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  • *:They stayed together during three dances , went out on to the terrace, explored wherever they were permitted to explore, paid two visits to the buffet, and enjoyed themselves much in the same way as if they had been school-children surreptitiously breaking loose from an assembly of grown-ups.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * dance music * dirty dance * fan dance * line dance * * war dance

    Verb

    (danc)
  • To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.
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  • To leap or move lightly and rapidly.
  • * Byron
  • Shadows in the glassy waters dance .
  • To perform the steps to.
  • To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • to dance our ringlets to the whistling wind
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • Thy grandsire loved thee well; / Many a time he danced thee on his knee.

    Derived terms

    * dance attendance * dancer * dirty dance * line dance

    See also

    * * acrobatics * ballet * ballroom * disco * foxtrot * hiphop * jazz * modern * musical theatre * tap dancing * terpsichorean

    Anagrams

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    References

    1000 English basic words ----

    vault

    English

    (wikipedia vault)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) volte (modern .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
  • * Gray
  • the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault
  • A structure resembling a vault, especially (poetic) that formed by the sky.
  • * Shakespeare
  • that heaven's vault should crack
  • * 1985', God said, ‘Let there be a ' vault through the middle of the waters to divide the waters in two.’ — Genesis 1:6 (New Jerusalem Bible)
  • A secure, enclosed area, especially an underground room used for burial, or to store valuables, wine etc.
  • The bank kept their money safe in a large vault .
    Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
  • * Sandys
  • the silent vaults of death
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • to banish rats that haunt our vault
    Derived terms
    * barrel vault * cloister vault * compound vault * cross vault * decapartite vault * dodecapartite vault * domical vault * groin vault * oblique vault * octopartite vault * panel vault * polygonal vault * quadripartite vault * quinquepartite vault * ribbed vault * segmental vault * septempartite vault * sexpartite vault * star vault * stilted vault * tripartite vault * Welsh vault

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To build as, or cover with a vault.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The shady arch that vaulted the broad green alley.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) frequentative form of (etyl) volvere; later assimilated to Etymology 1, above.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) To jump or leap over.
  • The fugitive vaulted over the fence to escape.
    Derived terms
    * vaulter * vaulting

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of vaulting; a leap or jump.
  • (gymnastics) An event in gymanstics performed on a vaulting horse.
  • See also

    * pole vault * vaulting horse