Definition of floor space in English:

floor space


mass noun
  • A continuous area or expanse of floor which is free or available.

    ‘static shelving takes up valuable floor space’
    count noun ‘the whole installation takes up a floor space of about 6m x 3m’
    • ‘Gas-fired underfloor heating was installed in a bid to maximise the floor space available to the developers.’
    • ‘The houses are detached bungalows with 157 square metres of floor space.’
    • ‘The dance studio, dedicated to Mr. Baryshnikov, is a large room with ample floor space bordering two sides of the dance floor.’
    • ‘Two interlocking squares form an eight-pointed star, modified by placing eight semicircles in the angles of the corners to create more floor space.’
    • ‘We have eight campuses, most of them with excess land, a few with excess floor space.’
    • ‘With the exception of the service core, the floor space is flexible enough to accommodate future program changes.’
    • ‘The architects added a mezzanine to create an extra 27,000 square feet of floor space.’
    • ‘Four pigs were housed in each pen with 0.67 square metres of floor space provided per pig.’
    • ‘The international business now represents 37 per cent of group floor space.’
    • ‘A storage cabinet in the hall brings the total floor space to around 56 square metres.’