As nouns the difference between alignment and layout
is that alignment
is an arrangement of items in a line while layout
is a structured arrangement of items within certain s.
An arrangement of items in a line.
The process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned; the condition of having its parts so adjusted.
An alliance of factions.
(astronomy) The conjunction of two celestial objects.
(transport) The precise route or course taken by a linear way (road, railway, footpath, etc.) between two points.
(gaming) In a roleplaying game, one of a set number of philosophical attitudes a character can take.
(bioinformatic) A way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein sequences in order to identify regions of similarity.
* stone alignment
A structured arrangement of items within certain s.
A plan for such arrangement.
The act of laying out something.
(publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.
(engineering) A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.
(electronics) A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.
* keyboard layout