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Definitiona representation of a complex system
Specialized Definitions: Today, schema is commonly used to describe a model of a computer database. Schema is also used in psychology to describe a mental model used to interpret experiences.
- It is a useful schema for discussing perception and understanding.
- Her simplistic schema does not support a true understanding of the Middle East.
- The schematic diagram makes it clear.
- The software converts a database schema into an updatable database and/or draws a schema based on a database.
- He pointed at the largest schematic on the bulletin board—the blueprint showing a Greek trireme.Rick Riordan -- The Lost Hero
- Lacey, in turn, is sorting items into piles based on an organizational schema only she understands.John Green -- Paper Towns
- "So," Dr. Foster said, bringing up a schematic.John Ringo -- Live Free or Die
- He sensed its inner workings, and if the statue of Hygeia operated on a similar schematic, Leo might have a chance ....Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
- Everyone always follows the same old schema.Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
- The field agent was already consulting the employee reference schematic on the bulletin board.Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
- Annabeth wished she could give a convincing answer, show Reyna a 3-D diagram or a brilliant schematic, but she couldn't.Rick Riordan -- The Mark of Athena
- Dozens of people were sitting at circular tables, chatting over tea or huddled in quiet conversation around schematic drawings.Henry H. Neff -- The Second Siege
- "The teams will be almost impossible to track," he murmured, his face buried in a Labyrinth schematic.Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
- The little professor stands at the chalkboard drawing a wiring schematic for a simple Morse-code practice circuit.Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
- I mean, what if you looked at a schematic or something?Henry H. Neff -- The Fiend And The Forge
- The fire seemed to live, go down, or die according to its own schemata.Toni Morrison -- The Bluest Eye
- If you were to show an engine or a mechanical drawing or electronic schematic to a romantic it is unlikely he would see much of interest in it.Robert M. Pirsig -- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
- A schematic circuit diagram would be a better tag.Robert A. Heinlein -- Glory Road
- The image onscreen revealed a detailed floor plan of the Denon Wing, a structural schematic uploaded from the Louvre Security Office.Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
- This allusive art can be seen enriching a schematic account of the action as it moves forward from the quarrel.Homer -- The Iliad
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