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 interior of the home was totally renovated by the sellers, and changes include creating an open floor plan between the kitchen, living and dining rooms. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 20 May 2021 The design for a new home perched on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi posed a challenge: One of the clients wanted traditional separate rooms, and the other wanted an open floor plan. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 The house has walls of glass and an open floor plan. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 28 Apr. 2021 With 10,400 square feet, the two-story home offers an open floor plan but saves plenty of space for amenities such as a movie theater, gym, wine cellar, billiards room, sauna and wet bar. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2021 The open-concept floor plan incorporates bi-folding glass doors in the dining room area that open the space to the garden and pool. Neal Leitereg, Forbes, 24 May 2021 This plan maximizes space usability with an open concept floor plan, accommodating how Southerners entertain in the Lowcountry. Cameron Beall, Southern Living, 19 May 2021 The store also features a floor plan with a mezzanine sitting area, and indoor and outdoor café seating with social distancing measures. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 10 May 2021 The floor plan for Empress Lilly was to have the Baton Rouge Lounge and Steerman’s Quarters, a steakhouse, on the lowest floor. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, 21 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of floor plan

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of floor plan was in 1831

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8 Jun 2021

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“Floor plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20plan. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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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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