Definition of layout
1 : the plan or design or arrangement of something laid out: such asa : dummy 5bb : final arrangement of matter to be reproduced especially by printing
2 : the act or process of planning or laying out in detail
3a : something that is laid out a model train layoutb : land or structures or rooms used for a particular purpose a cattle-ranching layout; also : placec : 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.
Recent Examples of layout from the Web
One reason May and others since have suggested is the physical layout of terrestrial habitats, which may be both more fragmented and more diverse.
Both of the Harmonist boutiques were designed by a Franco-Indian interior designer by the name of Alnoor, whose feng shui beliefs come heavily into the flow of the layout, blended with the right fusion of modernity and symbolic unity.
The maligned putting surfaces on the links-style layout by Puget Sound became as much of a story at the 2015 U.S. Open as Jordan Speith’s win.
The new page layouts are more text-heavy, with longer articles and fewer glossy photos and twee spot illustrations.
With eight feet left to navigate on Erin Hills’s undulating 7,741-yard layout, Thomas had United States Open history in his sights and food on his mind.
Over the years, Hanson has put in a driving range, rearranged the back nine to accommodate the range, added a layout for FootGolf and operated a banquet center.
Gas stations are particularly vulnerable because of their layout and the volume of their business.
Attendees, who numbered about 35, filled every chair in the room as Magness and Hoover presented the layout of the park, developed by Frederick Ward Associates of Bel Air, and answered questions.
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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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