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Scheme vs. Schema

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Schemenoun

A systematic plan of future action.

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).

Schemenoun

A plot or secret, devious plan.

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.

Schemenoun

An orderly combination of related parts.

Schemanoun

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

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Schemenoun

A chart or diagram of a system or object.

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.

Schemenoun

(mathematics) A type of topological space.

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.

Schemenoun

A council housing estate.

Schemanoun

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

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Schemenoun

(rhetoric) An artful deviation from the ordinary arrangement of words.

Schemanoun

a schematic or preliminary plan

Schemenoun

(astrology) A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.

Schemenoun

(internet) Part of a uniform resource identifier indicating the protocol or other purpose, such as http: or news:.

Schemenoun

A portfolio of pension plans with related benefits comprising multiple independent members.

Schemeverb

(intransitive) To plot, or contrive a plan.

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Schemenoun

A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system.

‘The appearance and outward scheme of things.’; ‘Such a scheme of things as shall at once take in time and eternity.’; ‘Arguments . . . sufficient to support and demonstrate a whole scheme of moral philosophy.’; ‘The Revolution came and changed his whole scheme of life.’;

Schemenoun

A plan or theory something to be done; a design; a project; as, to form a scheme.

‘The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.’;

Schemenoun

Any lineal or mathematical diagram; an outline.

‘To draw an exact scheme of Constantinople, or a map of France.’;

Schemenoun

A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.

‘A blue silk case, from which was drawn a scheme of nativity.’; ‘He forms the well-concerted scheme of mischief;'T is fixed, 't is done, and both are doomed to death.’; ‘Artists and plans relieved my solemn hours;I founded palaces, and planted bowers.’;

Schemeverb

To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot.

‘That wickedness which schemed, and executed, his destruction.’;

Schemeverb

To form a scheme or schemes.

Schemenoun

an elaborate and systematic plan of action

Schemenoun

a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Schemenoun

a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole;

‘a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going’;

Schemenoun

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

Schemenoun

a schematic or preliminary plan

Schemeverb

form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

Schemeverb

devise a system or form a scheme for

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