Location vs Layout - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between location and layout

is that location is a particular point or place in physical space while layout is a structured arrangement of items within certain s.

location

Noun

(en noun)
  • A particular point or place in physical space.
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  • An act of locating.
  • * 1886 November 12, Joseph Church Helm, opinion, Pelican & Dives Min. Co. ''v.'' Snodgrass'', reprinted in, 1887, , volume 12, page 207 [http://google.com/books?id=1ss-AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA207&dq=location]:
  • The Ontario tunnel was not located in pursuance of the law relating to tunnel-sites. Lewis failed to follow up his discovery of mineral therein with any effort whatever towards completing the statutory location of a mining claim.
  • (South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
  • * 2011 , Dennis Brutus, Bernth Lindfors, The Dennis Brutus Tapes: Essays at Autobiography (page 188)
  • It is the sounds of apartheid, of the townships, the locations

    Synonyms

    * (a place) place

    Derived terms

    * geolocation

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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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