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

Examples of floor plan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The floor plan of the house was an exact replica of the BB house in Holland and could not be altered. Lynette Rice, EW.com, "Big Brother at 20: A look back at the first (and rather boring) season of the CBS mainstay," 3 July 2020 The store has an open floor plan, perfect for shopping for your favorites, and also to ask employees for assistance. Shelby Stewart, Houston Chronicle, "New black-owned liquor store in Third Ward offers premium experience for patrons," 1 July 2020 The residence features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two-half bathrooms and an open floor plan. Dallas News, "Ebby Halliday Realtors’ Plano office spotlights homes," 28 June 2020 The roughly 2,300-square-foot floor plan features high ceilings, a living room with a fireplace and a side patio. Neal J. Leitereg, Los Angeles Times, "‘Conjuring’ cowriter seeks new spirit for Malibu townhouse," 12 June 2020 The interior has been remodeled extensively and features an open-floor plan, hardwood floors, great room with stone fireplace and modern kitchen with high-end appliances and finishes. cleveland, "1994 Life Magazine Dream House replica in Chagrin Falls: House of the Week," 26 June 2020 Home design’s open floor plan has lost appeal in favor of smaller rooms behind privacy-granting doors. oregonlive, "Portland’s pandemic-era apartment buildings: Tenants win with rent incentives, but gyms may go away," 25 June 2020 The entry is flanked by a study and a dining room and leads to an open floor plan. Dallas News, "Firm tops in University Park sales, per MLS," 21 June 2020 That open floor plan homeowners once considered so essential now seems so impractical in a pandemic. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Staying Home Inspired Your Next Remodel. What to Expect While Renovating During Coronavirus," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of floor plan

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Jul 2020

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“Floor plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20plan. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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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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