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 schemata
He has, therefore, been less bound by schemata than I have in the discussion.The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Such transcendental determinations of time are the schemata of the pure conceptions of the understanding.'Kant's Theory of Knowledge|Harold Arthur Prichard
The conditions thus established will be found to correspond to the schemata shown in Figs. 114 and 115.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Images are always particular; schemata are always universal.
It may also be noted that time is taken as conditioning the schemata of all the categories.
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.