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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.
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plotter

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

A device for drawing a two-dimensional graphic output from a computer on paper.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

plotter

noun conspirator, architect, intriguer, planner, conspirer, strategist, conniver, Machiavellian, schemer, cabalist the chief plotter behind the unsuccessful coup attempt
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations

plotter

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

plotter

2 [ˈplɒtəʳ] N (Comput) → trazador m (de gráficos)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

plotter

[ˈplɒtər] n
(= conspirator) → conspirateur/trice m/f
(COMPUTING)traceur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

plotter

1
nVerschwörer(in) m(f)

plotter

2
n (Comput) → Plotter m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

plotter

[ˈplɒtəʳ] n
a. (conspirator) → cospiratore/trice
b. (Naut, Comput) → plotter m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The newest addition to Mimaki's family of cutting plotters the CFL-605RT is a multifunction flatbed plotter that accommodates material sizes up to A2 extra and features a variety of functions including creasing and eccentric tangential and reciprocating cutting.
This flatbed plotter is suited for business graphics, educational training and CAD.