plotter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plotter an instrument (usually driven by a computer) for drawing graphs or pictures
    • n plotter a member of a conspiracy
    • n plotter a clerk who marks data on a chart
    • n plotter a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Plotter One who plots or schemes; a contriver; a conspirator; a schemer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n plotter One who plots, in any sense; especially, one who contrives; a contriver; a conspirator.
    • plotter Same as plouter.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Plotter one who plots: a conspirator
    • v.i Plotter plot′ėr to plouter (q.v.).
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Usage

In literature:

The plotters sat back in their chairs and tried to keep their guilty eyes off the overturned basin.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
The plotters learn of Grant's absence from Nareda, and suspect that he may be nearby.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
I land in time To be among the plotters of Saumur.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
Weir could ask nothing better; he had one of the plotters caught in the act.
"In the Shadow of the Hills" by George C. Shedd
The Southern plotters of treason were certainly open enough; it was we who were blind.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
Some of his fellow-plotters in the Russian capital imagined that he had fled to Germany to escape the penalty of his treason.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
From this circumstance Bonaparte reaped a rich harvest, his perfidy being comparable to that of the plotters themselves.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Arch plotters that these women are!
"'Laramie;'" by Charles King
The plotters hoisted the two chests and staggered up the steps.
"Rastignac the Devil" by Philip José Farmer
But the plotters got into confusion and became enemies to each other.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
But the plotters got into confusion and became enemies to each other.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
Nowhere idle was that underground plotter against the whites.
"Right on the Scaffold, or The Martyrs of 1822" by Archibald H. Grimke
It was he who swung its ponderous broadsword and smote plot and plotters with the terrible strength of the northern giant.
"Charles Sumner Centenary" by Archibald H. Grimke
The plotters had several plans.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The height of favour to which they had risen, drove the plotters altogether mad.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
The two plotters had rekindled the fire and were whispering together about her.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
She smiled to herself; she was a born plotter, and she had a scheme for Hubert's benefit now.
"A Life Sentence" by Adeline Sergeant
The plotters at Rome had got their way.
"Ancient Rome" by Mary Agnes Hamilton
Not plotters now, but swords are needed.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
Henri Comte des Vignes, the plotter in a robbery of the man who had been his benefactor.
"Of High Descent" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

Who has been hunted like a felon by night and by day,
By foul plotters devising to take his life away;
But God will protect him in the midst of the strife,
And, mother dear, we'll fight for him during life.
"Adventures of King Robert the Bruce" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

A Burial for Plotter 's Skull.
Hood Plotter Gets Life in Prison.
Failed bomb plotter given 6 years.
Lowrance's HDS5 GPS Chart Plotter and Depth Sounder.
Each plotter 's cutting strength and settings may vary, so experiment until you dial in your machine's sweet spot.
For longer than seems reasonable to recall, CADALYST has looked at plotters and tried to give readers some sage advice about what plotter to buy.
Also, good plotters tend to remain on the market for several years, so there are few new models to review.
Frinity Acquires Plotter Yard In Houston.
One of the finest cutting plotters offered anywhere for custom applications and small-lot commercial production.
Sentence delay sought for convicted terror plotter .
Terror plotter Jose Padilla wins resentence delay.
Admitted Ohio bomb plotters appealing prison terms.
The lawyer for convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla is seeking a delay in his December resentencing hearing to allow time for family visits at a South Florida jail.
Iran demands access to accused US plotter .
Bush plotter wants life sentence tossed.
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In science:

Bambleweeny 57 Sub-meson Brain coupled to an atomic vector plotter suspended in a strong Brownian Motion producer (say a nice hot cup of tea) (Adams, 1979, Chapt. 10).
The influence of parsimony and randomness on complexity growth in Tierra
Contours for non-SL cosmological probes come from the WMAP plotter.
Cosmological Constraints from Strong Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Clusters
A screenshot of the plotter is shown in Figure (3).
EasyDD: A Program for Batch Processing and Visualization of Powder Diffraction Data
The 3D plotter will also display the selected item.
EasyDD: A Program for Batch Processing and Visualization of Powder Diffraction Data
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