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plotter

Syllabification: plot·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈplädər
 
/

Definition of plotter in English:

noun

1Someone who secretly makes plans to do something illegal or harmful; a conspirator: the trial of alleged coup plotters
More example sentences
  • Now, we don't know who the coup plotters are.
  • Others decided to spill the beans about the 25 Tory tea-room plotters.
  • Asked to comment on the plot rumours, Mandela reiterated his confidence in the three alleged plotters.
Synonyms
2A piece of equipment that marks out points on a chart: a GPS chart plotter
More example sentences
  • We also use electronic charts with our GPS chart plotter.
  • The main piece of equipment he uses is the GPS plotter.
  • The prototype uses a writing arm similar to an architectural plotter to sign books.

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