Meaning of “schematic” in the English Dictionary

"schematic" in British English

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schematicadjective

uk /skiːˈmæt.ɪk/ us /skiːˈmæt̬.ɪk/

showing the main form and features of something, usually in the form of a drawing, in a way that helps people to understand it:

a schematic diagram/outline
schematically
adverb uk /skiːˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /skiːˈmæt̬.ɪ.kəl.i/

schematicnoun [ C ]

uk /skiːˈmæt.ɪk/ us /skiːˈmæt̬.ɪk/

a drawing or plan that shows the details of how something operates or is put together

(Definition of “schematic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"schematic" in American English

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schematicadjective

/skɪˈmæt̬·ɪk/

showing the main form and features of something, usually in the form of a drawing, which helps people to understand it:

a schematic diagram
schematically
adverb /skɪˈmæt̬·ɪk·li/

schematicnoun [ C ]

/skɪˈmæt̬·ɪk/

a drawing or plan that shows the details of how something operates or is put together

(Definition of “schematic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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