• WordNet 3.6
    • n schema a schematic or preliminary plan
    • n schema an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Schema (Kantian Philos) An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind; as, five dots in a line are a schema of the number five; a preceding and succeeding event are a schema of cause and effect.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n schema A diagram, or graphical representation, of certain relations of a system of things, without any pretense to the correct representation of them in other respects; in the Kantian philosophy, a product of the imagination intermediate between an image and a concept. being intuitive, and so capable of being observed, like the former, and general or quasi-general, like the latter.
    • n schema Scheme; plan; outline; formerly, a geometrical diagram.
    • n schema In logic, a figure of syllogism.
    • n schema In ancient Grammar and rhetoric, a figure; a peculiar construction or mode of expression.
    • n schema In the Gr. Ch., the monastic habit: distinguished as little and great.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Schema skē′ma the image of the thing with which the imagination aids the understanding in its procedure: scheme, plan, outline generally: a diagrammatic outline or synopsis of anything:
    • v.i Schema to make a plan in outline
    • n Schema skē′ma (Gr. Church) the monastic habit
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  • Angela Carter
    “In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. See Scheme


In literature:

The turn of expression is called a Trope, and change of construction is called a Schema.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
Such a representation is the transcendental schema.
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
The schema of Figure IV.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
His last schema of the course of evolution shows no little analogy with the genealogical trees of Darwinian speculation.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Oi de usteron, ouk oida eph hoto, metabeblekasi to schema autais.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843" by Various
But scientists are far from agreed on the value of explanations and schemas of this sort.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
In a logical schema, on the assumption of a fluid, static equilibrium, this may serve.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
A schema of it was published in "Allen's Encyclopaedia," Vol.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
The categories are restricted in their applicability to the schema, i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

The founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and of The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy, is the author of Disarming the Narcissist : Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed.
"With webmaster feedback, we'll be able to regularly publish new schemas for sites to use and, in turn, expand the list of queries with rich results," Guha added.
Historically, both Active Directory (AD) administrators and IT managers have been fearful of extending the AD schema .
How can I export the schema of my Active Directory forest.
It's very common for companies to have multiple forests that they need to merge, but before doing so they need to understand if there are differences in their schema configurations.
Take Altova, of Vienna, Austria, which has delivered the first Extensible Markup Language tool I have seen that supports the World Wide Web Consortium's XML Schema candidate recommendation.
Cutting Edge of Schema Editing.
Schemas strong typing system allows an XML parser to check a typed element for syntax errors.
Schema uses a type system based on the ISOs 11404 (Language-Independent Data types) standard, as well as on SQL database and Java data types.
More great releases from Schema Records in Milano.
Learning and Memory Schemas Build Competence.
In October I attended a "memory schema" symposium at the annual meeting of the Society of Neuroscience.
This "schema" idea is that memory of prior learning provides an organized framework for new learning.
Highly collaborative effort across global broadcast industry delivers XML schema with structured information for traffic, automation, media asset managers and more – on a single timeline.
After replacing my Active Directory (AD) schema master, I can no longer create new voicemail accounts.

In science:

We have then be able to check that the coding of the alternative solutions only required a different connection schema between the constraints and the variables.
Component Programming and Interoperability in Constraint Solver Design
Murata’s extended tree automata are used for schema representation, parallel to DTDs in SGML and XML.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
Transformation of documents and schemas by patterns and contextual conditions.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
Both the ODU and Southampton implementations use the oai-identifier schema and rely on its uniqueness.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
ALIAS agents can coordinate their reasoning with other agents following several coordination schemas.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents