Definitions for "Sexpartite Vault"
Keywords:  vault, transverse, bay, rib, diagonal
See: Vault, Sexpartite
Double-bay derivative of the domed-up groin vault equipped with extra transverse arch that runs through the intersection of the diagonal ribs. Like the arris of the original groin vault, this extra transverse arch takes its shape in response to the rest of the structure and is therefore geometrically unsatisfactory.
a ribbed vault with six panels