[ plot-er ]
/ ˈplɒt ər /


a person or thing that plots.
an instrument, as a protractor, for plotting lines and measuring angles on a chart.
Computers. an output device that produces a graphical representation by drawing on paper, as with one or more attached pens.

Origin of plotter

First recorded in 1580–90; plot + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for plotter

/ (ˈplɒtə) /


an instrument for plotting lines or angles on a chart
a person who plots; conspirator
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