from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A laying or spreading out; plan; arrangement.
- n. That which is laid or spread out; a collection of things laid out; an apparatus; a display; a spread: as, a lay-out for dinner, for gaming, or for operations of any kind.
- n. The space occupied or fished over by a haulseine.
- Laid out, stretched, or extended: as, a lay-out line (a long line buoyed at each end, from which baited hook-lines run into deep water).
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I wonder particularly about the lay-out of the Central Park West apartment she owned.
My point being, would Gandhi be Gandhi without someone to make sure there was a mat for him to lay-out on after the hunger-strike?
(Keith Hennessey's articles here and here lay-out exactly what the job is all about.)
And yes, the subway itself, does inspire me: perhaps it goes back to admiring George Tooker's subway paintings, but I've begun a series of drawings of different subway entrances, most of which have some unusual aspect in their lay-out as they had to be constructed to fit in odd spaces.
The Congressional lay-out, softened by overnight rain, offered a little hope to the likes of Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, who crept up the leaderboard.
The body contains the kitchen/dining space, however it also apsorbs functions that in a loose lay-out would disrupt the open character of the living space, like trajectories for cables, pipes and ducts, heating and ventilation systems, the toilets and the bathroom.
Efforts in producing the recipe book were made through recipe contributions from local bloggers and others, with editing, lay-out design and cover design done by local bloggers.
You are correct that many people who consider themselves to be judges of literary-ness are easily confused by packaging and the lay-out of bookstores and have no clue about writing going on in areas outside their own interests.
The layered lay-out of the office and lab space is designed to break down intra-office barriers.
And yet there's President Kennedy visibly irked by questions about process and personality --- inside the Beltway stuff --- as he's trying to lay-out policy and explain the issues for the American people.
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