floor plan

noun

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 Owners can tailor everything from the floor plan and palette to the upholstery and metal trim. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 May 2024 This single-story home presents a roomy floor plan, featuring five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Bay Area Home Report, The Mercury News, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for floor plan 

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Floor plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20plan. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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