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Definition of "schematic" [sche•mat•ic]

  • Of, relating to, or in the form of a scheme or diagram. (adjective)
  • A structural or procedural diagram, especially of an electrical or mechanical system. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "schematic" in a sentence
  • "During these stories he described each operation on paper in schematic form."
  • "I lean towards "created kinds" being front loaded in schematic form into one or a few genomes when life was first placed on this planet."
  • "This schematic is fun to play around with, but fundamentally it’s an oversimplification of the ideological issues and involves abstract away from all questions of practicality."