- Also called groundplot. the plan of a floor of a building.
- first or fundamental plan.
Origin of ground plan
First recorded in 1725–35
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Examples from the Web for ground plan
"I've just seen a sort of ground-plan of the castle," said Miss Elsie cheerfully.
I made a list of these and have printed them on the margin of my ground-plan (fig. 133).
These arrangements will be understood from the ground-plan (fig. 129).
In his treatise I find the ground-plan of your chief positions.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
Line we need, not only for our ground-plan and framework, but also to define or express our forms.Line and Form (1900)
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