plotter

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device peripheral that draws straight lines between two coordinates

Computing

  • noun a computer peripheral that draws straight lines between two coordinates

Electronics

  • A printer which draws images, such as a curves or other graphical representations, by drawing a series of lines usually using ink pens. Used, for instance, in CAD and architecture. Also called graphics plotter.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a computer device that draws straight lines between two co-ordinates

Military

  • noun a circular board, printed with a grid of squares and fitted with a revolving cursor, which is used to calculate the bearing required for an artillery piece or mortar to hit a target
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