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Meaning of SCHEMA

Pronunciation:  'skeemu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a schematic or preliminary plan
  2. [n]  an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world

SCHEMA is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: outline, scheme
 See Also: internal representation, mental representation, plan, program, programme, representation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sche"ma\, n.; pl. {Schemata}, E. {Schemas}. [G. See
{Scheme}.] (Kantian Philos.)
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.