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schematic

[skee-mat-ik, ski-] /skiˈmæt ɪk, skɪ-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of a schema, diagram, or scheme; diagrammatic.
noun
2.
a diagram, plan, or drawing:
Read the schematic before attempting any repairs.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < New Latin schēmaticus < Greek schēmatikós. See scheme, -ic
Related forms
schematically, adverb
nonschematic, adjective
nonschematically, adverb
unschematic, adjective
unschematically, adverb
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Examples from the web for schematics
  • These are snap-together circuits on pieces that resemble electrical schematics.
  • Each component also has the electrical diagram symbol for that component drawn on it so it can help you read schematics.
  • He started showing the schematics at club meetings, asking for feedback.
  • It is designed as open source hardware so schematics and layouts for the device are available to everyone.
  • He asked for a raise and for the machine's full electrical schematics.
  • The following schematics and source files are available.
  • Typical schematics are included with the text for each type of facility.
  • The facility cost estimates shown in the cost spreadsheets are for the typical facilities shown in the schematics.
British Dictionary definitions for schematics

schematic

/skɪˈmætɪk; skiː-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the nature of a diagram, plan, or schema
noun
2.
a schematic diagram, esp of an electrical circuit
Derived Forms
schematically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for schematics

schematic

adj.

"pertaining to schemes," 1701, from Latin stem of scheme (n.) + -ic. Noun meaning "diagram" is first attested 1929. Related: Schematical (1670s).

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