American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A diagrammatic representation; an outline or model.
- n. Psychology A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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. Scheme; plan; outline; formerly, a geometrical diagram.
- n. In logic, a figure of syllogism.
- n. In ancient Grammar and rhetoric, a figure; a peculiar construction or mode of expression.
- n. In the Gr. Ch., the monastic habit: distinguished as little and great.
- n. An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind.
- n. databases A formal description of the structure of a database: the names of the tables, the names of the columns of each table, and the type and other attributes of each column. (And similarly for the descriptive information of other database-like structures, such as XML files.)
- n. logic A formula in the language of an axiomatic system, in which one or more schematic variables appear, which stand for any term or subformula of the system, which may or may not be required to satisfy certain conditions.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Kantian Philos.) An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind.
- n. an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
- n. a schematic or preliminary plan
- From Latin schēma, from Ancient Greek σχῆμα (skhēma, "form, shape"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin schēma, schēmat-, form; see scheme. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“= GreenOnBlack. schema #schema = BlackOnLightYellow. schema”
“Using aGML application schema is clearly not a sufficient condition for interoperability, and only maybe is a necessary condition, but plenty of evidence that it helps. (lots more, but he talks faster than I can type … phew.) 15: 45: JohnLaxton, talking aboutGeoSciML v2: an interchange and mark-up language for geologic information.”
“A schema is a way of thinking about or understanding the world, a “lens” or “window” through which one views reality.”
“Now this representation of a general procedure of the imagination to present its image to a conception, I call the schema of this conception.”
“We are told that it involves what he calls a schema, a “representation of a universal procedure of imagination in providing an image for a concept” (1781/1787”
“If I’m working in code, and I have a set of native data types in any language I need to send over the network to another piece of code, what XML schema is easier to use than JSON?”
“This approach has been dubbed schema on read, since the data is interpreted at query (read) time, rather than when the data is loaded into the data store (schema on write).”
“The best known example of a schema is a stereotype.”
“Owen Ambur, former senior architect at the Interior Department, and Adam Schwartz, a program analyst in the Program Management Office at the Government Printing Office, oversaw development of that schema, which is designed to encapsulate strategic plans, performance plans and performance reports in a format based on Extensible Markup Language, the association said last week.”
“In fact, every instance of a schema is a string type having its own tokens.”
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These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
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