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Cosmogram vs. Schema

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Cosmogramnoun

A flat geometric figure depicting a cosmology

Schemanoun

An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind (for example, a body schema).

Cosmogram

A cosmogram depicts a cosmology in a flat geometric form. They are used for various purposes: meditational, inpirational and to depict structure -- real or imagined -- of the earth or universe.Often, cosmograms feature a circle and a square, or a circle and a cross.

Schemanoun

(databases) A formal description of the structure of a database: the names of the tables, the names of the columns of each table, and the data type and other attributes of each column.

Schemanoun

(markup languages) A formal description of data, data types, and data file structures, such as XML schemas for XML files.

Schemanoun

(logic) A formula in the language of an axiomatic system, in which one or more schematic variables appear, which stand for any term or subformula of the system, which may or may not be required to satisfy certain conditions.

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Schemanoun

An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind; as, five dots in a line are a schema of the number five; a preceding and succeeding event are a schema of cause and effect.

Schemanoun

an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world

Schemanoun

a schematic or preliminary plan

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