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1 a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start" [syn: secret plan, game]
2 a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch" [syn: plot of ground, patch]
3 the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
4 a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object


1 plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow fo the government"
2 make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed [syn: diagram]
3 make a plat of; "Plat the town" [syn: plat] [also: plotting, plotted]plotting See plot

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  1. present participle of plot

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Plot may refer to:
Plotting may refer to:
plotting in German: Plot
plotting in French: Plot
plotting in Japanese: プロット
plotting in Norwegian: Plott

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