Definition Of plot


a graph showing the relation between two variables.

Interpreting that information is not like interpreting a simple plot or graph.

a plan made in secret by a group of people to do something illegal or harmful.

there's a plot to overthrow the government

a small piece of ground marked out for a purpose such as building or gardening.

a vegetable plot

devise the sequence of events in (a play, novel, movie, or similar work).

In answering a question about his collages he talks about why he could never plot a novel.

mark (a route or position) on a chart.

he started to plot lines of ancient sites

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Example Of plot

  • A plot of the data shows some interesting features.

  • A plot of the theoretical relationship between stress and deformation in metal shows a linear portion that represents the elastic region.

  • A bungling thief who masterminded a plot to defraud cashpoint customers by installing a camera in an ATM machine has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

  • a vegetable plot

  • And the Greeks, famous for their tragedies, really knew how to plot a story for maximum impact.

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