Quick answer
"Layout" is a noun which is often translated as "la disposición", and "pattern" is a noun which is often translated as "el patrón". Learn more about the difference between "layout" and "pattern" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (design)
a. la disposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The layout of the rooms in the house is a bit awkward.La disposición de las habitaciones en esta casa es un poco incómoda.
b. la distribución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I really like the layout of the kitchen cabinets in your house.Me gusta mucho la distribución de los armarios de la cocina de tu casa.
c. el plan
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The architect showed me the layout he designed for the new school campus.El arquitecto me mostró el plan que diseñó para las instalaciones del nuevo colegio.
d. el trazado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The street layout in Washington DC was designed by Pierre L'Enfant.El trazado de las calles en Washington DC fue diseñado por Pierre L'Enfant.
2. (typography)
a. el diseño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm not sure if I should use thick or thin lines for the layout of the brochure.No sé si usar líneas gruesas o delgadas en el diseño del folleto.
b. la composición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If I change the font size, the layout of the text gets disorganized.Si cambio el tamaño de la fuente, la composición del texto se desorganiza.
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pattern(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (order or system)
a. el patrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The psychologist must first identify the patient's behavior pattern.El psicólogo primero debe determinar el patrón de conducta del paciente.
b. la pauta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This treatment pattern must be repeated every three weeks.Esta pauta de tratamiento debe repetirse cada tres semanas.
2. (decorative motif)
a. el estampado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on fabric)
I'd like a dress with a floral pattern.Quisiera un vestido con un estampado floral.
b. el diseño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The facade is ornamented with Arabesque-inspired patterns.La fachada aparece decorada con diseños inspirados en motivos arabescos.
c. el dibujo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That pattern you see is actually a map.Ese dibujo que ves es en realidad un mapa.
3. (model for sewing or knitting)
a. el patrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our magazine offers the best selection of sewing patterns for skirts.Nuestra revista ofrece la mejor selección de patrones de costura para faldas.
b. el molde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
Can you knit a sweater from a pattern?¿Sabes tejer un suéter utilizando un molde?
4. (prototype)
a. el modelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His work suggests a clear pattern for future study.Su trabajo propone un modelo claro para futuros estudios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to be modeled after)
a. imitar
Many new fashion trends are patterned on those of years gone by.Muchas tendencias nuevas de la moda imitan las de antaño.
b. basarse en
Some of the biggest box office hits have been patterned after Shakespeare works.Algunas de las películas más taquilleras se basan en obras de Shakespeare.
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