- a diagram, plan, or drawing: Read the schematic before attempting any repairs.
Origin of schematic
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Before Audubon, ornithologists depicted birds flatly and schematically.Christie’s Auctions Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’: Priciest Book Ever?
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In other words the line will schematically separate the true mesenteric from the mesocolic segment of the primitive membrane.
Schematically this rearrangement of the hepatic peritoneal lines of reflection can be shown in Fig. 278.
The condition presented by this preparation can be schematically indicated by Figs. 492 and 493.
Schematically, at least, the central ideas of statics can be applied to a large part of these problems.The Value of Money
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I hope I shall be able to give you satisfactory answers to these questions even if I must make them schematically brief.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis
- of or relating to the nature of a diagram, plan, or schema
- a schematic diagram, esp of an electrical circuit
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Word Origin and History for schematically
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