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layout

[ ley-out ]
/ ˈleɪˌaʊt /
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blueprint, map, design, chart, geography, outline, diagram, formation, plan, draft, organization, purpose

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layering, layette, laying on of hands, layman, layoff, layout, layover, laypeople, layperson, laysan, layshaft

Origin of layout

1840–50, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase lay out
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layout


n.

also lay-out, "configuration, arrangement," 1852, from lay (v.) + out. Meaning "rough design of a printing job" is from 1910.

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