- a diagram, plan, or drawing: Read the schematic before attempting any repairs.
Origin of schematic
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Examples from the Web for schematic
The story is schematic and contrived rather than palpable and lived.Ian McEwan's New Novel Keeps Life at Arm's Length
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“This schematic is not sensitive,” the spokesman, Jason Walls, said.Did Iran’s Cyber-Army Hack Into the IAEA’s computers?
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We know that a schematic representation is most acceptable to the student.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis
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One: A schematic detail on graph paper which resembled no type of circuit Vogel had ever seen.Felony
A, Schematic longitudinal section through a zooid and bud of Stylophora digitata.
The above outline of the changes and evolution of early religions is most schematic.The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races
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- of or relating to the nature of a diagram, plan, or schema
- a schematic diagram, esp of an electrical circuit
Word Origin and History for schematic
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