verb (used with object), schemed, schem·ing.
verb (used without object), schemed, schem·ing.
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In the scheme above, the electric charge comes from the coefficient — the value that swallows the infinity during the mathematical shuffling.How Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics|Charlie Wood|September 17, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The UK, like a number of other countries, rolled out a job retention scheme, which provides similar support.Job markets in the US and Europe are surprisingly similar|Dan Kopf|September 16, 2020|Quartz
Users will need to purchase or already own an Apple Watch to participate in the scheme.One country is now paying citizens to exercise with their Apple Watch|Naomi Xu Elegant|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Many San Diego County residents pay some of the highest water rates in the country, but thanks to a state watchdog agency, Imperial Beach and Coronado residents won’t be subject to a suspect water pricing scheme.Morning Report: San Diego Is Ignoring an Untapped Water Source|Voice of San Diego|September 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Unlike the elections, Lam says, the universal testing scheme is not being carried out on a single day.Hong Kong’s citywide COVID-19 testing has become a barometer of public trust|eamonbarrett|September 9, 2020|Fortune
The scheme has been condemned by civil liberties groups and queried by the National Association of Head Teachers.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Retailers were hammered by the scheme because checks and balances were scant in 2012, when the eBay grifting peaked.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides the mendacity of it all, such a scheme misses the obvious truth that “the audience has a mind of its own.”
This is a new spin on a GOP scheme to create a more favorable Republican playing field for the 2016 presidential election.
Because the fact of the matter is the Today show part is really, in a way, the smallest part in the great 34-hour scheme of it.
The intelligent Yankee soon bethought him of a scheme; and one that appeared feasible.The Bandolero|Mayne Reid
I hadn't been listening for a few seconds while the scheme sank in, but this registered.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
To Hildebrand she says that if her scheme had been successful "at my exalted name posterity would bow."The Secrets of a Savoyard|Henry A. Lytton
Not long afterwards Mr. Colburn saw the impolicy of his scheme.
The people of the valley and many others, however, had no sympathy with this scheme.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
British Dictionary definitions for scheme
Derived forms of schemeschemer, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with scheme
see best-laid plans (schemes).