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Definitions for schematic
skiˈmæt ɪk, skɪ-schemat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. schematic, schematic drawing(adj)

    diagram of an electrical or mechanical system

  2. conventional, formal, schematic(adj)

    represented in simplified or symbolic form


  1. schematic(Noun)

    A drawing or sketch showing how a system works at an abstract level.

    I'll have to study the schematics for the new integrated circuit before I can create a good layout.

  2. schematic(Adjective)

    represented simply

  3. schematic(Adjective)

    sketchy, incomplete

  4. schematic(Adjective)

    relating to a schema

  5. Origin: From scheme.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Schematic(adj)

    of or pertaining to a scheme or a schema

  2. Origin: [Cf. Gr. pretended.]


  1. Schematic

    A schematic diagram represents the elements of a system using abstract, graphic symbols rather than realistic pictures. A schematic usually omits all details that are not relevant to the information the schematic is intended to convey, and may add unrealistic elements that aid comprehension. For example, a subway map intended for riders may represent a subway station with a dot; the dot doesn't resemble the actual station at all but gives the viewer information without unnecessary visual clutter. A schematic diagram of a chemical process uses symbols to represent the vessels, piping, valves, pumps, and other equipment of the system, emphasizing their interconnection paths and suppressing physical details. In an electronic circuit diagram, the layout of the symbols may not resemble the layout in the physical circuit. In the schematic diagram, the symbolic elements are arranged to be more easily interpreted by the viewer. A semi-schematic diagram combines some of the abstraction of a purely schematic diagram with other elements displayed as realistically as possible, for various reasons. It is a compromise between a purely abstract diagram and an exclusively realistic representation.

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How to say schematic in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of schematic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of schematic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of schematic in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Rouse:

    We’re going to have, I think, the best digital schematic of what happened and where it happened and how it happened that you can come up with.

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