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  • form a plan — index plot, program Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plot — plotful, adj. plotless, adj. plotlessness, n. /plot/, n., v., plotted, plotting. n. 1. a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, esp. a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government. 2. Also called storyline.… …   Universalium

  • plot — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small area of planted ground < a vegetable plot > b. a small piece of land in a cemetery c. a measured piece of land ; lot 2. ground plan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plot — I. n. 1. Plat, piece of ground. 2. Plan (of a piece of land), draught, sketch, outline. 3. Scheme (especially for a bad purpose), stratagem, conspiracy, intrigue, cabal, machination, plan, project, combination. 4. Story, intrigue. 5. Contrivance …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Plot (narrative) — Plot is a literary term defined as the events that make up a story, particularly as they relate to one another in a pattern, in a sequence, through cause and effect, or by coincidence. One is generally interested in how well this pattern of… …   Wikipedia

  • Plot device — A plot device is an element introduced into a story solely to advance or resolve the plot of the story. In the hands of a skilled writer, the reader or viewer will not notice that the device is a construction of the author; it will seem to follow …   Wikipedia

  • Plot twist — A plot twist is a change in the expected direction or outcome of the plot of a film, television series, video game, novel, comic or other fictional work. It is a common practice in narration used to keep the interest of an audience, usually… …   Wikipedia

  • A Miracle of Science — Author(s) Writer: Jon Kilgannon Artist: Mark Sachs Website http://www.project apollo.net/mos/index.html Current status / schedule completed; formerly updated Mondays and Thursdays …   Wikipedia

  • plot# — plot n 1 *plan, design, scheme, project Analogous words: *chart, map, graph 2 Plot, intrigue, machination, conspiracy, cabal are comparable when they mean a secret plan devised to entrap or ensnare others. Plot implies careful planning of details …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • plot — [plät] n. [ME < OE, piece of land: some meanings infl. by COMPLOT] 1. a small area of ground marked off for some special use [garden plot, cemetery plot] 2. a chart or diagram, as of a building or estate 3. [short for COMPLOT] a secret,… …   English World dictionary

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