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ground plan

noun
1.
Also called groundplot. the plan of a floor of a building.
2.
first or fundamental plan.
Origin of ground plan
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35
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ground plan

noun
1.
a drawing of the ground floor of a building, esp one to scale See also plan (sense 3) Compare elevation (sense 5)
2.
a preliminary or basic outline
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