### Definition of Plotting

1. Verb. (present participle of plot) ¹

2. Noun. Scheming; making plots. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Plotting

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### Literary usage of Plotting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"The laying out of the projection, to show the position of the map on the earth's surface and to control the accuracy of the plotting. 2. ..."

2. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"Different Methods of plotting Traverses, corresponding to the methods of running transit lines ... plotting each traverse line by a DEFLECTION ANGLE. J 3. ..."

3. A Treatise on Mine-surveying by Bennett Hooper Brough (1908)
"plotting THE SURVEY. H3 is then marked off from the offset scale by means ... plotting with a Protractor.—A semicircular protractor may be used to lay down ..."

4. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1889)
"plotting Colliery Surveys.—For plotting colliery surveys three methods are employed : (1) with a protractor, (2) by means of chords, and (3) by rectangular ..."

5. Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS(R) Software by SAS Institute (2001)
"CHAPTER Introduction Prerequisites plotting the Relationship between Variables Input File and SAS Data Set for Examples 460 plotting One Set of Variables ..."

6. A Manual of Civil Engineering by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1907)
"plotting a Chained Surrey.—In plotting a survey, great attention should be paid ... The plotting is commenced by marking with a needle or pricker a point to ..."

7. River Discharge by John Clayton Hoyt, Nathan Clifford Grover (1914)
"In ordinary plotting, the co-ordinates or distances from the axes represent values of ... In logarithmic plotting, the co-ordinates represent values of the ..."