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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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 Sill, some property investors say 1930s-era buildings hold a certain appeal, with their distinct architecture and sturdy floor plans. Keiko Morris, WSJ, "Chrysler Building, a Famed Slice of Manhattan Skyline, Is on the Block," 9 Jan. 2019 Floor-to-ceiling glass walls complement the open and airy floor plan, and the living room features ten-foot ceilings, a gas fireplace, and views onto a landscape yard outside. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Midcentury jewel in Memphis boasts a cheery blue kitchen for $489K," 28 Sep. 2018 According to a floor plan and materials provided by the listing agent, Rand added significant square footage to the original house for a studio and office. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "Midcentury home of legendary graphic designer Paul Rand hits the market for $895K," 21 Aug. 2018 Uptown on 7th Ave, located at 3642 Seventh Ave., offers 10 townhomes ranging from 2,003 to 2,246 square feet with three floor plans. Pat Setter, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 goals: Find yourself in a new home for the new year," 13 Jan. 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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