schematic

[ skee-mat-ik, ski- ]
/ skiˈmæt ɪk, skɪ- /

adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of a schema, diagram, or scheme; diagrammatic.

noun

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
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schematic

/ (skɪˈmætɪk, skiː-) /

adjective

of or relating to the nature of a diagram, plan, or schema

noun

a schematic diagram, esp of an electrical circuit
Derived Formsschematically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for schematic

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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