lay out (1)
Meaning: If you lay things out, you spread them out so they're easy to see or easy to use.
- lay sth out First, lay the pieces of the model plane out so you can see them all clearly before putting them together.
- lay out sth When she got to the market, Salima set up her table and laid out all the stuff she was selling.
lay out (1): pieces, parts, goods, samples
Before doing the jigsaw puzzle, Jenny laid out