plot

(redirected from plotless)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

plot

(plot),
A graphic representation; (v) to construct such a representation.

plot

Statistics
A graphic representation of objective data.

Vox populi
The story line in a narrative or fictional work.

plot

(plot)
A graphic representation.
References in periodicals archive ?
plotless play play out in random shape-shift scenes, begging the
At the start it was almost plotless, I thought, with some incidents irrelevant to the main action.
A music graduate who plays the piano and enjoys watching "modern, plotless" dance with his arts critic girlfriend, May does not fit the mould which comes with petrolhead culture, unlike his colleagues Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond.
It feels oddly plotless, and Macdonald might benefit from a little more self-control in future.
For all its deaths and depravities, this modern picaresque feels oddly plotless. Like his creation, Macdonald might benefit from a little more self-control.
They also dipped their toe in psychedelia with the plotless and frankly baffling movie, Head.
"Literary sketches," Garcha writes, "present time at once as fragmented, ever-changing, and thus best captured by a quick hand in nonlinear forms, and as non-changing, and thus best reproduced by static images and plotless analysis" (5).
It was a largely plotless tale, merely a series of episodes in one day of the narrator, Laura's, childhood who feels her world shift as adult concerns start to impact upon her.
Our lives, he says, are 'largely plotless', and our fiction should be plotless too.
Two were plotless procedures, point quarter technique (Cottam et al., 1953) and random-pairs technique (Cottam and Curds, 1949, 1955), and two methods used plots, 0.004-ha, arm-length rectangles (Penfound and Rice, 1957) and 0.04-ha circular plots (Lindsey et al., 1958).
Night Shyamalan's allergy allegory "The Happening." Leigh's film is smug, boring, plotless, and pointless, the perfect embodiment of the Obama Era of liberal self-congratulation.
But Ms Argent has worked them into a marvellously simple, virtually plotless play about a couple of cousins who live together and who we meet on one of their birthdays.