floor plan


Definition of floor plan

1 : a scale diagram of a room or suite of rooms viewed from above and used especially for planning effective use and arrangement of furnishings looking at the builder's floor plan
2 : the layout of a room or a suite of rooms On the ground floor, design architects removed some walls to create an open floor plan with lots of light …— Colleen O'Connor a house with an unusual floor plan

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The Entranze itself is fairly conventional concept-car futurism—pillarless glass doors, open floor plan, lots of impossible sightlines. Dan Neil, WSJ, "Big Questions—and a Few Answers—Coming Out of the Detroit Auto Show," 17 Jan. 2019 These elements would include the exterior condition, floor plan, kitchen, family area, dining area, laundry room, master bedroom, master bathroom, extra bedroom(s), extra bathroom(s), garage size, and lot. Melissa Rolland, courant.com, "Happy House Hunting!," 3 Apr. 2018 After touring the Resort Collection, homebuyers are encouraged to explore Trilogy at Tehaleh’s nine other floor plans. Shea Homes, The Seattle Times, "Visitors can tour new models, quick-move-in homes," 29 Mar. 2019 The home’s sheetrock walls and open floor plan would require a certain amount of ingenuity to warm up. Jennifer Fernandez, House Beautiful, "Nick Olsen Designed Every Room in This NYC Townhouse to Feel Like a Surprise," 6 Feb. 2019 For indoor mapping, someone has to upload a floor plan to Google Maps and then set up some kind of indoor positioning system. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Google adds indoor positioning to Android’s Find My Device," 21 Nov. 2018 The unit offers a sleek open floor plan with 20-foot floor-to-ceiling windows that take in views of Biscayne Bay. Jack Flemming, The Seattle Times, "Flashy Miami penthouse from ‘War Dogs’ aims for $4.5 million," 22 Oct. 2018 The decor feels like it's been lifted from a B&B in Tuscany; one junior suite had a spacious floor plan with a living room, dining room, bedroom, and bathroom with a very large walk-in shower. Diana Oates, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Hotels in Houston," 9 Oct. 2018 The new model highlights floor plans for homes situated on 45-foot homesites. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Builders unveil four model homes in Jordan Ranch," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of floor plan

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of floor plan

: a plan that shows the position of the rooms in a building

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