schematic

[skee-mat-ik, ski-]
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noun
  1. a diagram, plan, or drawing: Read the schematic before attempting any repairs.

Origin of schematic

1695–1705; < New Latin schēmaticus < Greek schēmatikós. See scheme, -ic
Related formssche·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sche·mat·ic, adjectivenon·sche·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·sche·mat·ic, adjectiveun·sche·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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schematic

adjective
  1. of or relating to the nature of a diagram, plan, or schema
noun
  1. a schematic diagram, esp of an electrical circuit
Derived Formsschematically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for schematic
adj.

"pertaining to schemes," 1701, from Latin stem of scheme (n.) + -ic. Noun meaning "diagram" is first attested 1929. Related: Schematical (1670s).

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