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plot 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/plät/,
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plots, plural;
  1. Secretly make plans to carry out (an illegal or harmful action)
    • - the two men are serving sentences for plotting a bomb campaign
    • - Erica has been plotting against me all along
  2. Devise the sequence of events in (a play, novel, movie, or similar work)

  3. Mark (a route or position) on a chart
    • - he started to plot lines of ancient sites
  4. Mark out or allocate (points) on a graph

  5. Make (a curve) by marking out a number of such points

  6. Illustrate by use of a graph
    • - it is possible to plot fairly closely the rate at which recruitment of girls increased
Noun
  1. A plan made in secret by a group of people to do something illegal or harmful
    • - there's a plot to overthrow the government
  2. The main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, devised and presented by the writer as an interrelated sequence

  3. A small piece of ground marked out for a purpose such as building or gardening
    • - a vegetable plot
  4. A graph showing the relation between two variables

  5. A diagram, chart, or map


  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"
  2. plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government"
  3. a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
  4. diagram: make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
  5. plat: make a plat of; "Plat the town"
  6. the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
  7. A plot is a graphical technique for presenting a data set drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic plotter. It is a graph depicting the relationship between two or more variables used, for instance, in visualising scientific data.
  8. A literary term, a plot is all the events in a story particularly rendered toward the achievement of some particular artistic or emotional effect or general theme. ...
  9. In naval terminology a Plot is a graphic display that shows all collated data from a ship's on-board sensors i.e. radar, sonar and EW systems. They also displayed information from external sources ie other vessel or aircraft reports. ...
  10. A-Plot is a cinema and television term referring to the plotline that drives the story. This doesn't necessarily mean it's the most important, but rather the one that forces most of the action.
  11. The Plot is a solitaire card game which is played with two decks of playing cards.
  12. The Plot was a heavy rock band formed in 2003 by bassist Pete Way and his long time friend, guitarist Michael Schenker. The two wanted to form a band like UFO again and asked Phil Mogg and Andy Parker to regroup with them, but tension was still fiery between the ex-bandmates. ...
  13. The general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events; An area or land used for building on or planting on; A plan to commit a crime; A graph or diagram drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic device; To conceive ( ...
  14. The primary plot of a piece of literature, television, etc., contrasted with the secondary B plot
  15. (Plots) The masters for phototools produced from Gerber files.
  16. Basic climate plots were created using GrADS and were generally stored as prepared GIFS. Some files are created on-the-fly using the grads software (in batch mode) and a virtual window buffer.
  17. (PLOTTING) The mechanical converting of X-Y positional information into a visual pattern such as artwork.
  18. (Plotting) All the actions, incidents, speeches, thoughts, images, observations and their ordering form the plot of a literary work. Plotting is the structure by which these elements are constructed or put together to convey the meaning of the work. ...
  19. (Plotting) To program or determine the levels of each of the lighting dimmers in each scene or cue. Also Lighting Rehearsal.
  20. (Plotting) application of characteristics of emerald on the diagram.
  21. A map or chart of a lot, subdivision or community drawn by a surveyor showing boundary lines, buildings, improvements on the land, and easements.
  22. A specific area of ground in a cemetery owned by a family or individual. A plot usually contains two or more graves.
  23. To find a ship's actual or intended course or mark a fix on a chart.
  24. (verb) to generate a map, (ex. "plot the calls for a survey map")
  25. For the purposes of this questionnaire plot is taken to be the area of land attached to and including a dwelling house.