Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “schematic”

See all translations

schematic

adjective uk   /skɪˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/
showing the main form and features of something, usually in the form of a drawing, which helps people to understand it: a schematic diagram/outline
schematically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  

schematic

noun [C] uk   /skɪˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/
a drawing or plan that shows the details of how something operates or is put together
Translations of “schematic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 圖解的,略圖的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 图解的,略图的…
(Definition of schematic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of schematic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “schematic” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More