Component vs Layout - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between component and layout

is that component is component while layout is a structured arrangement of items within certain s.

component

Noun

(en noun)
  • A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
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    Derived terms

    * componentless

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
  • Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
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    layout

    English

    (wikipedia layout)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.
  • See also

    * keyboard layout *

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