[[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.

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