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Definition of schematic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    schematic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//skiˈmæt̮ɪk//
     
    , NAmE//skɪˈmæt̮ɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1in the form of a diagram that shows the main features or relationships but not the details a schematic diagram
  2. 2according to a fixed plan or pattern The play has a very schematic plot.
 schematically
 
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NAmE//skiˈmæt̮ɪkli//
 
, NAmE//skɪˈmæt̮ɪkli//
 
adverb The process is shown schematically in figure 3.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: schematic