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ground plan

n.
1. A plan of a floor of a building drawn as if seen from overhead.
2. A preliminary plan or strategy: the ground plan for an invasion.

ground plan

n
1. (Architecture) a drawing of the ground floor of a building, esp one to scale. See also plan3 Compare elevation5
2. a preliminary or basic outline

ground′ plan`


n.
1. the plan of a floor of a building.
2. a first or fundamental plan.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground plan - a floor plan for the ground level of a buildingground plan - a floor plan for the ground level of a building
floor plan - scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level; contrasts with elevation
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The school building is a brick building, rectangular ground plan, which contains one underground and three above-ground floors and a loft space under a hipped roof.
Al Thaqab Fort famously has a square ground plan with three circular towers and a rectangular tower, which is a traditional layout for desert forts in Qatar.
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Visit Vartovka Tower in Krupina, a guard tower with a square ground plan about 13 metres high.
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Skills participants learned included working to a ground plan and with exact measurements to a scale of 1:25.
You find the huge remains of the ground plan of the tithe barn, which held the grain after money was extracted for the church from the surrounding population.
The gain enhancement technique is displayed, which loosely configured grooved ground plan able to significantly enhance the gain of a standard patch antenna with a flat, electrically large ground plan.