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plot

 (plŏt)
n.
1.
a. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose: a garden plot.
b. A measured area of land; a lot.
2. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
3. See graph1.
4. The pattern or sequence of interrelated events in a work of fiction, as a novel or film.
5. A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.
v. plot·ted, plot·ting, plots
v.tr.
1. To represent graphically, as on a chart: plot a ship's course.
2. Mathematics
a. To locate (points or other figures) on a graph by means of coordinates.
b. To draw (a curve) connecting points on a graph.
3. To write or develop the plot of: "I began plotting novels at about the time I learned to read" (James Baldwin).
4. To form a plot for; prearrange secretly or deviously: plot an assassination.
v.intr.
1. To form or take part in a plot; scheme: were plotting for months before the attack.
2. To write or develop the plot for a work of fiction: A good mystery writer must plot well.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

plot′less adj.
plot′less·ness n.
plot′ter n.

plotter

(ˈplɒtə)
n
1. (Navigation) an instrument for plotting lines or angles on a chart
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who plots; conspirator

plot•ter

(ˈplɒt ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that plots.
2. an instrument, as a protractor, for plotting lines and measuring angles on a chart.
3. a type of computer printer that draws a graphical representation on paper with one or more attached pens.
[1580–90]

plotter

A device for drawing a two-dimensional graphic output from a computer on paper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plotter - a planner who draws up a personal scheme of actionplotter - a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
angler - a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
contriver, deviser, planner - a person who makes plans
politician - a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways
2.plotter - a clerk who marks data on a chartplotter - a clerk who marks data on a chart  
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
3.plotter - a member of a conspiracyplotter - a member of a conspiracy    
confederacy, conspiracy - a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
4.plotter - an instrument (usually driven by a computer) for drawing graphs or pictures
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use

plotter

noun conspirator, architect, intriguer, planner, conspirer, strategist, conniver, Machiavellian, schemer, cabalist the chief plotter behind the unsuccessful coup attempt
Translations

plotter

1 [ˈplɒtəʳ] N (= conspirator) → conspirador(a) m/f

plotter

2 [ˈplɒtəʳ] N (Comput) → trazador m (de gráficos)

plotter

[ˈplɒtər] n
(= conspirator) → conspirateur/trice m/f
(COMPUTING)traceur m

plotter

1
nVerschwörer(in) m(f)

plotter

2
n (Comput) → Plotter m

plotter

[ˈplɒtəʳ] n
a. (conspirator) → cospiratore/trice
b. (Naut, Comput) → plotter m inv