floor plan

noun
scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level; contrasts with elevation (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑plan, ↑architectural plan
Hyponyms: ↑ground plan

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noun
: a diagrammatic representation of a floor and usually its relation to other features (as openings in adjoining walls): as
a. : a scale diagram of a room or suite of rooms viewed from above and used especially for planning effective use and arrangement of furnishings
b. : a similar diagram of a theatrical stage : a staging plan
c. : a diagram of positions to be taken or of patterns to be made by ballet dancers on a floor or stage

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a diagram of one room, apartment, or entire floor of a building, usually drawn to scale.
[1865-70]

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floor plan noun
A diagram showing the layout of rooms, etc on one storey of a building
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Main Entry:floor

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floor plan UK US noun [countable] [singular floor plan plural floor plans]
a drawing that shows the shape, size, and arrangement of rooms in a building from above
Thesaurus: graphs, charts and diagramshyponym

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floor plan,
a diagram, drawn to scale, of a horizontal section of a room, or rooms, on the same level, showing the thickness of walls, the positions of openings, as doorways, and, often, other features.

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n. a scale diagram of the arrangement of rooms in one story of a building

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noun, pl ⋯ plans [count]
: a plan that shows the position of the rooms in a building

Before construction began, we adjusted the building's floor plan to take advantage of the view.

a house with an unusual floor plan

called also ground plan

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ˈfloor plan f26 [floor plan floor plans] noun (technical)
a drawing of the shape of a room or building, as seen from above, showing the position of the furniture, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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