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NOUN:
    1. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose: a garden plot.
    2. A measured area of land; a lot.
  1. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
  2. See graph1.
  3. The pattern of events or main story in a narrative or drama.
  4. A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.
VERB:
plot·ted, plot·ting, plots
VERB:
tr.
  1. To represent graphically, as on a chart: plot a ship's course.
  2. Mathematics
    1. To locate (points or other figures) on a graph by means of coordinates.
    2. To draw (a curve) connecting points on a graph.
  3. To conceive and arrange the action and incidents 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.
VERB:
intr.
  1. To be located by means of coordinates, as on a chart or with data.
  2. To form or take part in a plot; scheme.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old English

OTHER FORMS:
plotless(Adjective), plotless·ness(Noun)


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