Complete Definition of "schema"

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English

Etymology
From ML. #Latin|schema, from Gr. skhema (genitive of skhematos).

Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. an outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind.
  2. computing A formal description of the structure of a database: the names of the tables, the names of the columns of each table, and the type and other attributes of each column. (And similarly for the descriptive information of other database-like structures, such as XML files.)

Translations

German: Schema m (1)
Italian: schema#Italian|schema m (1)

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals
Category:Greek derivations


Italian

Noun
it-noun|schem|m|a|i

  1. outline, schema#English|schema, layout, diagram, plan, draft, project, arrangement
  2. pattern, mould, norm

Synonyms
(1) diagramma, tracciato, piano, abbozzo, progetto, disposizione
(2) modello, struttura, norma

Related terms
schematico
schematismo
schematizzare

Category:Italian nouns with irregular gender

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