Meaning of “floor plan” in the English Dictionary

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"floor plan" in British English

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floor plannoun [ C ]

/ˈflɔː ˌplæn/ us /ˈflɔːr ˌplæn/

Examples from literature

  • I recall that we became sufficiently conversant with such terms as front elevation, side elevation, and floor plan to feel that we were deep in technical knowledge. 
  • Let us roughly outline the floor plan. 
  • Regulations for guests, or a floor plan to show how to reach the dining-room in the quickest way, her brother suggested. 
  • When they reach the stage where they represent the house you want, the architect prepares a complete set of working drawings, including floor plans and side wall elevations. 

(Definition of “floor plan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"floor plan" in American English

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floor plannoun [ C ]

us /ˈflɔr ˌplæn, ˈfloʊr/

a drawing that shows the shape, size, and arrangement of rooms in a building as viewed from above

(Definition of “floor plan” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"floor plan" in Business English

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floor plannoun [ C ]

uk us

a drawing that shows the design of a building or room as seen from above:

(Definition of “floor plan” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)