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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.
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