floor plan


a diagram of one room, apartment, or entire floor of a building, usually drawn to scale.

Nearby words

  1. floor leader,
  2. floor loom,
  3. floor manager,
  4. floor model,
  5. floor pan,
  6. floor planning,
  7. floor plate,
  8. floor pocket,
  9. floor price,
  10. floor sample

Origin of floor plan

First recorded in 1865–70

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Examples from the Web for floor plan

  • The window seat may have a window at each end, as shown in the floor-plan, or panels, as indicated in the elevation.

    Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
  • Again, the kitchen that can be built to one floor-plan cannot be built to another.

    Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
  • In the average house the architect's task seems virtually confined xx to the elevations and floor-plan.

  • The floor-plan of a house has a definite relation to house keeping requirements, which is not fully appreciated.

    Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson

British Dictionary definitions for floor plan

floor plan


a drawing to scale of the arrangement of rooms on one floor of a buildingCompare elevation (def. 5)
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