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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.

plotting

(ˈplɒtɪŋ)
n
the act of conspiring to do something
Translations

plotting

[ˈplɒtɪŋ]
A. Nintrigas fpl, maquinaciones fpl
B. CPD plotting board Ntablero m trazador
plotting paper N (US) → papel m cuadriculado
plotting table Nmesa f trazadora

plotting

nVerschwörertum nt

plotting

[ˈplɒtɪŋ] n (conspiracy) → cospirazione f
References in classic literature ?
It is men of this station also who will be best assured of safety and protection; for they will neither covet what belongs to others, as the poor do; nor will others covet what is theirs, as the poor do what belongs to the rich; and thus, without plotting against any one, or having any one plot against them, they will live free from danger: for which reason Phocylides wisely wishes for the middle state, as being most productive of happiness.
On that note, let's take an inside look at how you can combine cutting-edge food plotting tactics with hard-hitting hunting strategies to tag bone-headed bruisers season after season.
When Wilks checked the coordinates of the centers of the circles he was plotting, he noticed that the pairs were all rational numbers (fractions).
6, instead of plotting MMC, we plotted the corresponding optimum decision threshold on the z-axis for the apoB/A test.
The Sherman Oaks man suspected of plotting to blow up the Ventura County Courthouse can get a fair trial on securities fraud charges even though prosecutors were among potential victims of the bomb plot, a judge ruled Friday.
microprobe) results forthe Lherzolitic and Harzburgitic garnets and plotting them on a Cr2O3 vs.
So, Diana is really Christina; Grant and Cindy find sexual feelings for each other while plotting each other's deaths.