noun, plural sche·ma·ta [skee-muh-tuh or, sometimes, skee-mah-tuh, ski-] /ˈski mə tə or, sometimes, skiˈmɑ tə, skɪ-/, sche·mas.
- scheie's syndrome,
- schelling, friedrich wilhelm joseph von,
Origin of schema
Examples from the Web for schema
At most it was thought to establish a schema of formal unity which might serve as a regulative ideal.
The psychological Idea, moreover, can signify nothing but the schema of a regulative principle.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
These rows of pines will provide us, not with the image, but with the schema of the normal and the abnormal man.Philosophic Nights In Paris|Remy De Gourmont
These do not proceed according to the schema of the ordinary play of accident.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
The termination of the hepatic veins in the postcava corresponds to the stage shown in schema Fig. 256.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
noun plural -mata (-mətə)
Word Origin for schema
plural schemata, 1796, in Kantian philosophy ("a product of the imagination intermediary between an image and a concept"), from Greek skhema (see scheme (n.)). Meaning "diagrammatic representation" is from 1890; general sense of "hypothetical outline" is by 1939.