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.

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Origin of schematic

1695–1705; <New Latin schēmaticus<Greek schēmatikós.See scheme, -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for schematic

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 forms of schematic

schematically, adverb
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