floor plan

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

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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1831

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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