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plot (something) on (something)

To trace or draw a route or path on top of or along something. We plotted a way home on a scrap of paper we found in my bag. Using the stars as a compass, we were able to plot a course on the map we'd brought with us.
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plot something on something

to draw a route or outline on something. He plotted the course they would be taking on a map of the area. The captain plotted the course on a chart of the upper reaches of the Nile.
See also: on, plot