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layout

lay·out

layout

 
pronunciation:
leI aUt [or] leI aUt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an arrangement, design, or plan as shown either by laying its components out in a drawing or model, or by the structure itself on its actual site.
synonyms:
arrangement, design, disposal, form, outline, plan, scheme, shape, structure
similar words:
blueprint, chart, configuration, diagram, display, drawing, map, model, placement, setup, sketch
definition 2: the act of laying out in such an arrangement.
synonyms:
arrangement
similar words:
configuration, drawing, organization, placement
definition 3: a sketch or paste-up of printed text, photographs, and the like, as for a newspaper, magazine, or book, to determine the design of the page and the space requirements of its various sections.
synonyms:
format, paste-up
similar words:
blueprint, configuration, design, diagram, outline, plan, scheme, sketch
definition 4: (informal) residential or business quarters with their contents and arrangement.
The company has a nice layout at its new headquarters.
similar words:
abode, domicile, dwelling, facility, habitation, home, lodging, office, pad, residence, setup, workplace