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  • adv. In the manner of a schematic. Drawn or described rather than an example.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As a schema or outline; in outline.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a schematic manner


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  • Given the assumption that the matter in the universe is homogeneous and isotropic (The Cosmological Principle) it can be shown that the corresponding distortion of space-time (due to the gravitational effects of this matter) can only have one of three forms, as shown schematically in the picture at left.

    A Short Critique of Bradley Monton's Paper

  • So we're assigning them Cason, who thrived with a San Diego defense that is very similar schematically to Dallas '.

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  • As schematically shown in the figure below, the negative phase on the right is typically associated with a southward penetration of cold and snowy air over the Central and Northeastern United States as well as in Europe.

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  • "I think schematically it's not as hard," safety Chris Horton said.

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  • ` ` We didn't really change anything schematically and really just grinded this thing out.

  • The Peutinger Table is a map of the Roman world, 20 feet long by one foot wide, drawn schematically like a subway diagram, and just about the coolest thing from the ancient world.


  • In many of Noland's paintings the structure may be described schematically, apart from a consideration of color; but this is impossible in the case of Hover.

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  • And I always felt that by splitting the show so schematically and frenetically between defense and prosecution, it was hard to develop much of a rooting interest for either side.

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  • "(It's) a continual evolution schematically," he says, "solely to play to the strengths of our players."

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  • Though they seldom refer to utopianism explicitly or schematically, they proceed in the spirit of the new utopianism to seek justice for this author, calling for complete editions of her poems and plays, more attention to her presence among her contemporaries, and further evaluations of the ideas, purposes, and implications of her works.

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