Definition of layout
1 : the plan or design or arrangement of something laid out: as a : dummy 5b b : final arrangement of matter to be reproduced especially by printing
2 : the act or process of planning or laying out in detail
3 a : something that is laid out <a model train layout> b : land or structures or rooms used for a particular purpose <a cattle-ranching layout>; also : place c : a set or outfit especially of tools
Examples of layout in a sentence
The layout of the apartment was good, but the kitchen was too small.
She designed the page layout for the new magazine.
First Known Use of layout
LAYOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of layout for English Language Learners
: the design or arrangement of something : the way something is laid out
LAYOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of layout for Students
: the design or arrangement of something <the layout of the park>
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