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 for Floor plan
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Floor \Floor\ (fl[=o]r), n. [AS. fl[=o]r; akin to D. vloer, G.
     flur field, floor, entrance hall, Icel. fl[=o]r floor of a
     cow stall, cf. Ir. & Gael. lar floor, ground, earth, W.
     llawr, perh. akin to L. planus level. Cf. Plain smooth.]
     1. The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which
        we stand and upon which the movables in the room are
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     2. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper
        covering, which divides a building horizontally into
        stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of
        floor in sense 2.
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     3. The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we
        walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.
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     4. A story of a building. See Story.
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     5. (Legislative Assemblies)
        (a) The part of the house assigned to the members.
        (b) The right to speak; as, the gentleman from Iowa has
            the floor. [U.S.]
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     Note: Instead of he has the floor, the English say, he is in
           possession of the house.
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     6. (Naut.) That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side
        of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
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     7. (Mining)
        (a) The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal
        (b) A horizontal, flat ore body. --Raymond.
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     Floor cloth, a heavy fabric, painted, varnished, or
        saturated, with waterproof material, for covering floors;
     Floor cramp, an implement for tightening the seams of floor
        boards before nailing them in position.
     Floor light, a frame with glass panes in a floor.
     Floor plan.
        (a) (Shipbuilding) A longitudinal section, showing a ship
            as divided at the water line.
        (b) (Arch.) A horizontal section, showing the thickness of
            the walls and partitions, arrangement of passages,
            apartments, and openings at the level of any floor of
            a house.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plan \Plan\, n. [F., fr. L. planus flat, level. See Plain, a.]
     1. A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a
        plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of
        a machine, or the representation or delineation of a
        horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a
        graphic representation; a diagram.
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     2. A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure
        expressed or described in language; a project; as, the
        plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition.
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              God's plans like lines pure and white unfold. --M.
                                                    R. Smith.
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     3. A method; a way of procedure; a custom.
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              The simple plan,
              That they should take who have the power,
              And they should keep who can.         --Wordsworth.
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     Body plan, Floor plan, etc. See under Body, Floor,
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     Syn: Scheme; draught; delineation; plot; sketch; project;
          design; contrivance; device. See Scheme.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  floor plan
      n 1: scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at
           a given level; contrasts with elevation

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