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]
- present participle of plot
Plot may refer to:
(narrative), the order of events in a narrative or any other
type of story.
- Plot device, an element introduced into a story solely to advance or resolve the plot of the story
- a conspiracy
- a chart or diagram
- the output of a plotter
- the piece of land that person is buried, see Grave (burial)
- Robert Plot, an English naturalist
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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