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tr.v. sche·ma·tized, sche·ma·tiz·ing, sche·ma·tiz·es
To express in or reduce to a scheme: a diagram that schematizes the creation and consumption of wealth.
[Greek skhēmatizein, to give form to, from skhēma, skhēmat-, form; see scheme.]
sche′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(tr) to form into or arrange in a scheme
ˌschematiˈzation, ˌschematiˈsation n
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v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to reduce to or arrange according to a scheme.
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Past participle: schematized
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|Verb||1.||schematize - formulate in regular order; to reduce to a scheme or formula; "The chemists schematized the various reactions in a coherent fashion"|
|2.||schematize - give conventional form to; "some art forms schematise designs into geometrical patterns"|
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