Crossword clues for layout
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 A structured arrangement of items within certain limit#Nouns. 2 A plan for such arrangement. 3 The act of lay out something. 4 (context publishing English) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints. 5 (context engineering English) A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions. 6 (context electronics English) A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.
n. a plan or design of something that is laid out
the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)
Layout may refer to:
Page layout, the arrangement of visual elements on a page
- Comprehensive layout (comp), a proposed page layout presented by a designer to their client
- Layout (computing), the process of calculating the position of objects in space
- Layout engine, another name for web browser engine, the core software that displays content in a web browser
- Automobile layout, a description of the locations of the engine and drive wheels on a vehicle
- Integrated circuit layout, the representation of an integrated circuit in geometric shapes
- Keyboard layout, an arrangement of the keys on a typographic keyboard
- Model railroad layout, a diorama with tracks for operating scaled-down trains
- Layout or marking out, the transfer of a design onto a workpiece in manufacturing
- Plant layout study, an engineering study to analyze physical configurations for a manufacturing plant
- Layout, a specific version of the splits, a position in which the legs are extended in opposite directions
- Process layout, a floor plan of a plant that arranges equipment according to its function
- Product layout, a floor plan of a plant in which work stations and equipment are ordered by assembly sequence
In computing, layout is the process of calculating the position of objects in space subject to various constraints. This functionality can be part of an application or packaged as a reusable component or library.
Page layout is the computation of the position of the paragraphs, tabs, sentences, words and letters of a text. This is done by desktop publishing software, typesetting software and web browser engines. These in turn include font layout and rendering engines, that calculate the correct position of glyphs, which can be a challenge with complex scripts. Images can also be embedded in the text.
Another form of layout is found in layout managers. They are part of widget toolkits and have the ability to automatically calculate a widget's position based on alignment constraints without the need for the programmer to specify absolute coordinates.
Graph drawing software automatically determine the position of the vertexes and edges of a graph with various goals like minimization of the number of edge intersections, minimization of total area or production of an aesthetically pleasing result. This type of software is used for multiple purposes including visualization and as part of electronic design automation tools for the place and route step.
Usage examples of "layout".
Whoever Adler was, he knew the layout of Bouddica, and he knew how the facility operated.
But the Ryoanji garden, consisting solely of rocks and sand, is so extremely severe in layout that it seems to be an ultimate visual depiction of the medieval aesthetics of the withered, cold, and lonely.
Capsules B, C, and D, the lower spheres, were split into four decks apiece, with the two middle levels following a basic layout of cabins, a lounge, galley, and bathroom.
Conway and Caernarvon, remain in their ruined layouts today, as examples of fortresses integrated with fortified towns.
Troy said, and looked over a short crate to get a layout of the cultist locations.
Although her dormitory accommodations and the main room at the Hohokam were similar in size, shape, and layout, there were definite differences.
About the only thing that had kept the lid on was that the layout of the hubs included managed truck farms that produced an adequate supply of food for the population.
Half an hour earlier he had watched Modesty and then Willie as they performed tricks with the kite - toe hangs and knee hangs, 360 degree turns, and dramatic free layouts in which 104 the kiter hung horizontally below the bar without touching it, suspended only by the harness.
Later in the day he would check out the Nervi lab, eyeball the layout and more obvious security measures, but right now he wanted to go where he figured Lily Mansfield was most likely to be.
The demonic presences--okay, the extraterrestrial sapient fast-thinkers on the other side--try to grab control over the proprioceptive nerves they can sense the layout of on the other side of the grid.
There was certainly more similarity here to the ducts at home than there was in the layouts of Alfing and Geo Quads proper.
There was certainly more similarity here to the ducts at home than there was in the layouts of Ailing and Geo Quads proper.
If they could land out of direct sight, Tom Pomautuk knew the layout of the station well enough to possibly get them into one of the exterior ventilation shafts that brought fresh air down to the buried station.
I do not consider that it would be necessary for Lord Woolton, who is concerned with the general layout of policy over the whole field of reconstruction, to involve himself in these details.
On three hills rising on the promontory that overlooked the sea rose the remains of a great city, now vandalized and tumbled into a shambles that nevertheless left those who approached it gaping in wonder at the columns and archways, the broken aqueducts and fallen walls, the intricate layout of a grand city that had once ruled the Middle Sea.