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sche·ma

 (skē′mə)
n. pl. sche·ma·ta (skē-mä′tə, skĭ-măt′ə) or sche·mas
1. A plan, outline, or model: a schema for prioritizing vaccinations; a writer's schema for a novel.
2. Psychology A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.

[Latin schēma, schēmat-, form; see scheme.]

schema

(ˈskiːmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə)
1. a plan, diagram, or scheme
2. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of Kant) a rule or principle that enables the understanding to apply its categories and unify experience: universal succession is the schema of causality.
3. (Psychology) psychol a mental model of aspects of the world or of the self that is structured in such a way as to facilitate the processes of cognition and perception
4. (Logic) logic an expression using metavariables that may be replaced by object language expressions to yield a well-formed formula. Thus A = A is an axiom schema for identity, representing the infinite number of axioms, x = x, y = y, z = z, etc
[C19: from Greek: form]

sche•ma

(ˈski mə)

n., pl. sche•ma•ta (ˈski mə tə or, sometimes, skiˈmɑ tə, skɪ-)
sche•mas.
1. a diagram, plan, or scheme.
2. an underlying organizational pattern or structure; conceptual framework.
[1790–1800; < Greek schêma form, scheme]

schema

an outline or diagrammatic representation. See also drawing. — schematic, adj.
See also: Representation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schema - an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
2.schema - a schematic or preliminary plan
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"

schema

noun
A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something:
Translations
schéma

schema

[ˈskiːmə] N (schemata (pl)) [ˈskiːmətə]esquema m

schema

n pl <-ta> → Darstellung f; (Philos) → Schema nt

schema

[ˈskiːmə] n (schemata (pl)) (frm) → schema

sche·ma

n. esquema, plan, planeamiento.
References in classic literature ?
The above analysis of a thought, though I believe it to be mistaken, is very useful as affording a schema in terms of which other theories can be stated.
The study supported the Young's Schema Theory which posits that due to malparenting, early maladaptive schemas are developed among offspring at early age and these schemas leads towards the development of personality disorder in adult life.
The paper draws on Elena Semino's Schema Theory (1995) for the analysis.
Findings demonstrated that patients scored higher on five of the 18 early maladaptive schemas than their intimate partners (the schemata of defectiveness, failure, dependence, vulnerability, and insufficient self-control), and intimate partners scored higher than patients on the schema of self-sacrifice.
xSQL Schema Compare for SQL Server provides for comparing the schemas of two SQL Server databases, viewing the differences between the two schemas, choosing which ones of the differences to synchronize, generating safe schema change scripts, and finally executing the change script on the target database, to make the target database or selected parts of it the same as the source database.
in the LH Cargo database schema with respect to transport data or in the SAP/R3 schema with respect to addresses.
In practice, data integration is often done incrementally by starting with a simple global schema and adding new data sources when needed.
The core schema defines containers for result data in a generic manner.
Understanding requires the activation of three schemata: first, the contextual schema that relates to the situation of the problem, second, the language schema to understand what the problem is asking, and third, the mathematical schema that corresponds to the implied action of the problem.
An XML Schema is required to ensure that the corresponding XML instance document is valid and well formed for proper data interchange.
The Library of Congress's Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) (Library of Congress, 2003) schema provides a flexible mechanism for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata for a digital library object and for expressing the complex links between these various forms of metadata.
Navigating through the database schema tree, you can see SQL definitions for individual objects (tables, view, stored procedures, etc) compared side-by-side in the larger panel to the right of the schema tree.

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