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Many publications, including most major magazines, still offer little or no archive access online. And of those that do allow readers to look deep into their histories, many charge for it, like The Washington Post or The Atlantic Monthly, whose online archives both go back to the 19th century.
But a growing number of publications are opening their own vaults — if only partially — or dropping pay requirements, and they say it makes a big difference in attracting readers.
a strong box or cupboard with special locks where valuable things, especially money or jewels, are kept:
Thieves broke into/cracked (= opened by force) the safe and stole everything in it.
此vault 指 雜誌之過期資料庫
vault (ROOM) Show phonetics
1 (UK ALSO vaults) a room, especially in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, which is used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions:
a bank vault
She entered the vault with an armed guard.
2 a room under a church or a small building in a cemetery where dead bodies are buried:
She was buried in the family vault. -->
━━ vt. アーチ形天井に造る［を張る］.
vault・ed ━━ a.
vault・ing1 ━━ n. アーチ形天井建築物; ((集合的)) アーチ（形天井）.
- An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
- An arched overhead covering, such as the sky, that resembles the architectural structure in form.
- A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
- A room or compartment, often built of steel, for the safekeeping of valuables: a bank vault.
- A burial chamber, especially when underground.
- Anatomy. An arched part of the body, especially the top part of the skull.
- To construct or supply with an arched ceiling; cover with a vault.
- To build or make in the shape of a vault; arch.
[Middle English vaute, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *volvita, volta, from feminine of *volvitus, arched, alteration of Latin volūtus, past participle of volvere, to roll.]
v., vault·ed, vault·ing, vaults. v.tr.
To jump or leap over, especially with the aid of a support such as the hands or a pole.
- To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
- To accomplish something as if by leaping suddenly or vigorously: vaulted into a position of wealth.
The act of vaulting; a jump.
[Obsolete French volter, from Old French, from Old Italian voltare, from Vulgar Latin *volvitāre, frequentative of Latin volvere, to turn, roll.]vaulter vault'er n.
1 (ALSO archives) a collection of historical records relating to a place, organization or family:
These old photographs should go in the family archives.
2 (ALSO archives) a place where historical records are kept:
I've been studying village records in the local archive.
3 a computer file used to store electronic information or documents that you no longer need to use regularly
archive Show phonetics
1 to store historical records or documents in an archive
2 in computing, to store electronic information that you no longer need to use regularly:
This software helps firms archive and retrieve emails.
archival Show phonetics
archivist Show phonetics
a person whose job is to take care of archives