Meaning of plotting table in English:

plotting table


  • 1Military
    A table on which plotting of maps may be carried out; especially a large table bearing a small-scale map of a region on which the positions of forces, especially aircraft, ships, etc., may be represented by movable counters, etc.; (also) a table in an aeroplane, ship, etc., on which its course may be plotted.

  • 2Computing
    rare A flatbed plotter.


Mid 18th century.