Pronunciation: (seks-pär'tīt), [key]
1. divided into or consisting of six parts.
2. Archit.(of a vault) divided into six compartments by two ogives and three transverse arches, one of which crosses the ogives at the point at which they cross each other. See illus. under vault 1.
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