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  • He could draw a wholly accurate schematic diagram of the entire engine plant from memory and could instantly grasp the significance of the slightest change in his instrument readings.†   (source)
  • Since Aureliano at that time had very confused notions about the difference between Conservatives and Liberals, his father-in-law gave him some schematic lessons.†   (source)
  • "banked," or "up" at its own discretion, in spite of the fact that the family fed it and knew all the details of its regimen: sprinkle, do not dump, not too much.... The fire seemed to live, go down, or die according to its own schemata.†   (source)
  • They take me once with them over to the library and I walk over to the technical section, stand there looking at the titles of books on electronics, books I recognize from that year I went to college; I remember inside the books are full of schematic drawings and equations and theories-hard, sure, safe things.†   (source)
  • They had considered it necessary to ask him to the editorial offices to approve a change in word order, but then, without asking him, shortened his text by so much that it was reduced to its basic thesis (making it too schematic and aggressive).†   (source)
  • Every thermonuclear bomb ever tested, all the data gathered from each shot, code name, yield, test site, Eniwetok, Lop Nor, Novaya Zemlya, the foreignness, the otherness of remote populations implied in the place names, Mururoa, Kazakhstan, Siberia, and the wreath-work of extraordinary detail, firing systems and delivery systems, equations and graphs and schematic cross sections, shot after shot summoned at a click, a hit, Bravo, Romeo, Greenhouse Dog—and Sister is basically in it.†   (source)
  • I mean, what if you looked at a schematic or something?†   (source)
  • So rather than design a modest device that could easily be transported, Hanck drew up a schematic for a five-hundred-pound giant that stood fifteen feet tall and rolled on four-foot-diameter wooden wheels.†   (source)
  • She started scrolling through the pages and hit a huge patch of, like, blueprints or mechanical drawings, schematics, design plans.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • But if you really are interested in the prints and stereos and schematics of a suit's physiology, you can find most of it, the unclassified part, in any fairly large public library.†   (source)
  • Topographic, touristical, some schematic-these last handmade.†   (source)
  • "So," Dr. Foster said, bringing up a schematic.†   (source)
  • He had been bending over a sheaf of schematics.†   (source)
  • The field agent was already consulting the employee reference schematic on the bulletin board.†   (source)
  • Even if they stole the schematics, a recharger like that would take months to engineer, not hours!†   (source)
  • He was holding a photocopy of an ancient schematic diagram, which depicted a rudimentary machine.†   (source)
  • Corridor schematics twisted back on themselves like rotating MObius strips.†   (source)
  • Also, unlike my Pathfinder hatchet job, I had the full schematics of the drill.†   (source)
  • In under a minute, he has built an oscillator to match the schematic.†   (source)
  • Jones stifled a grin as he went back to the schematic.†   (source)
  • Everything was just as Leo had left it—giant machines, worktables, old maps and schematics.†   (source)
  • He paid more attention to the schematics in front of him than the conversation.†   (source)
  • Then he took the binder of schematics from its shelf on the forward bulkhead.†   (source)
  • Collet pointed to the blinking red dot on his laptop schematic.†   (source)
  • The Gasman consulted the schematics he had downloaded off the Internet.†   (source)
  • Even when I tried to memorize a schematic, I couldn't retain anything longer than a few seconds.†   (source)
  • Rasmussen glanced at the schematic and shook his head.†   (source)
  • He'd seen schematics Hoagland had drawn up, pictures he'd taken.†   (source)
  • A schematic circuit diagram would be a better tag.†   (source)
  • He reached for the schematics he had been looking at when I had come in.†   (source)
  • Annabeth wished she could give a convincing answer, show Reyna a 3-D diagram or a brilliant schematic, but she couldn't.†   (source)
  • "The teams will be almost impossible to track," he murmured, his face buried in a Labyrinth schematic.†   (source)
  • He had gone down in the basement to knock the press down on the boiler and then, on impulse, he had taken the flashlight from the shelf where the plumbing schematics were and decided to look at some of the old papers.†   (source)
  • Some of the pages looked like papyrus or vellum torn from ancient books; others were obviously from newer texts; mixed in were photographs, drawings, maps, and schematics; all of them appeared to have been glued to the wall with meticulous care.†   (source)
  • Two years ago, she'd inherited the machine from the greatest inventor of all time, and it was loaded with invention ideas, schematics, and diagrams, most of which Annabeth was still trying to figure out.†   (source)
  • Dad had a contract to build a milking barn in Oneida County, about twenty miles from Buck's Peak, so Shawn puttered around the yard, adjusting schematics and measuring I-beams.†   (source)
  • Drawings, schematics, pages of lists.†   (source)
  • Hauptmann promises trips to Berlin; he unrolls schematics from an electronics factory in Austria and says, "Several ministries have demonstrated enthusiasm for our project."†   (source)
  • All the Russian sets he had listened to for three years—now he had their schematics, their hardware, and the time to figure them all out.†   (source)
  • Rolls of schematics on his right.†   (source)
  • He sensed its inner workings, and if the statue of Hygeia operated on a similar schematic, Leo might have a chance ... Across the room, Jason soared into the air and lopped the goddess's head off.†   (source)
  • Dozens of people were sitting at circular tables, chatting over tea or huddled in quiet conversation around schematic drawings.†   (source)
  • But if you were to show the same blueprint or schematic or give the same description to a classical person he might look at it and then become fascinated by it because he sees that within the lines and shapes and symbols is a tremendous richness of underlying form.†   (source)
  • "We're taking out their shields in about three seconds," Tyler said, bringing up a schematic of the Devastator on the main holo tank.†   (source)
  • Rasmussen was there amidst a pile of schematics, his face looking garish as he sipped a thermos of coffee by the light of a fluorescent lantern.†   (source)
  • Kelly said, bringing up a schematic..."It is lighter, stronger, more accurate and has better heat transmission.†   (source)
  • Old schematics revealed that he had assisted us in hollowing out some of the lower levels, including some shafts that were later discontinued and sealed off long ago.†   (source)
  • The main command center, which was where Tyler and Steve were watching the arriving Horvath ship, had a two-story wall of plasma screens, which were set to not only the view of the ship, but schematics of most of the space projects Tyler had ongoing, business channels and news services.†   (source)
  • In this schema the commander had his level, the officers theirs, the enlisted men and others yet another, and so on and so forth, until it came to the girls, who had their own.†   (source)
  • But then who was the Jack that loved and buried Sophie; was he just another version in the schema, or the true soul, or could he have been both?†   (source)
  • I put this possibility in the list merely for logical and schematic completeness, for I am quite sure that the only things Lois knew about love was how to spell the word and how to make the physiological adjustments traditionally associated with the idea.†   (source)
  • This allusive art can be seen enriching a schematic account of the action as it moves forward from the quarrel.†   (source)
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