layout man


Definition of layout man

  1. 1 :  one who plans the layout of material to be printed or reproduced

  2. 2 :  a worker who marks out patterns on metal, stone, glass, textiles, or other material in preparation for such subsequent operations as cutting, bending, punching: such as a :  one who outlines on stock lumber the shape of furniture or other parts b :  one who marks guide lines on metal parts to indicate material to be removed in machining c :  one who uses a guiding design to prepare settings for stones on models of jewelry d :  one who indicates by chalk lines the way in which steel plates are to be cut for use in ship or locomotive building —called also duplicator

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