layout


layout
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.

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  • 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 — |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


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