layout


layout
lay•out
[[t]ˈleɪˌaʊt[/t]] n.
1) an arrangement or plan:
We objected to the layout of the house[/ex]
2) the act of laying or spreading out
3) jou a plan or sketch showing the arrangement of copy and artwork in an advertisement, newspaper or magazine page, etc
4) (in advertising, publishing, etc.) the technique, process, or occupation of making layouts
5) jou
spread 24)
6) inf Informal. a place, as of residence or business, and the features that go with it; a setup:
a fancy layout with a swimming pool[/ex]
7) inf Informal. a display, as of dishes at a meal
8) bui a collection or set of tools, implements, or the like
9) gam an arrangement of cards dealt according to a given pattern, as in solitaire
10) spo a midair position assumed by divers and gymnasts in which the legs and torso are unbent and the arms extended sideways
Etymology: 1840–50, amer.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Layout — may refer to:* Page layout ** Comprehensive layout ** In computer software, a layout is the arrangement of the widgets in a graphical user interface (see Layout manager) ** In computer graphics, a layout is another name for a scene (computer… …   Wikipedia

  • layout — lay‧out [ˈleɪaʊt] noun [countable] 1. the way in which things are arranged somewhere: • the layout of the building • The new laptop uses the same keyboard layout as IBM s desk top computers. 2. the way in which writing and pictures are arranged… …   Financial and business terms

  • Layout — Sn Gestaltung, Entwurf, Entwurfsgestaltung per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gleichbedeutend ne. layout, eigentlich Auslage (zu legen und aus).    Ebenso nndl. lay out, ne. layout, nschw. layout, nnorw. lay out. ✎ Rey… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • layout — index arrangement (plan), array (order), configuration (form), design (construction plan), formation …   Law dictionary

  • layout — also lay out, configuration, arrangement, 1852, from LAY (Cf. lay) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out). Meaning rough design of a printing job is from 1910 …   Etymology dictionary

  • layout — |leiáute| s. m. Modo de distribuição e arranjo dos elementos gráficos num determinado espaço ou superfície. • Plural. layouts.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • layout — [n] physical arrangement blueprint, chart, design, diagram, draft, formation, geography, map, organization, outline, plan, purpose; concepts 625,660 …   New thesaurus

  • layout — ► NOUN 1) the way in which something, especially a page, is laid out. 2) a thing set out in a particular way …   English terms dictionary

  • layout — ☆ layout [lā′out΄ ] n. 1. the act or process of laying something out 2. the manner in which anything is laid out; arrangement; specif., the plan or makeup of a newspaper, book page, advertisement, etc. 3. the thing laid out 4. the art or process… …   English World dictionary

  • Layout — Als Layout (wörtlich: das Ausgelegte, engl. für „Plan, Entwurf, Anlage“, sinngemäß mit „Gestaltung“ zu übersetzen) bezeichnet man das detaillierte Sichtbarmachen eines gedanklichen Bildes im Sinne eines tatsächlichen Entwurfs, meist dem einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • layout */*/ — UK [ˈleɪaʊt] / US [ˈleɪˌaʊt] noun [countable] Word forms layout : singular layout plural layouts the way in which the different parts of something are arranged The user gradually becomes familiar with the layout of the keyboard. a) the way in… …   English dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.