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scheme

 [skēm]
1. a calculated plan of action.
2. schema.
body scheme the acquisition of an internal awareness of the body and the relationship of body parts to one another; a sensorimotor performance component of occupational therapy.
Intervention scheme see intervention scheme.
Problem Classification scheme see problem classification scheme.
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sche·ma

, pl.

sche·ma·ta

(skē'mă, skē-mah'tă),
1. A plan, outline, or arrangement. Synonym(s): scheme
2. In sensorimotor theory, the organized unit of cognitive experience.
[G. schēma, shape, form]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sche·ma

, pl. schemata (skē'mă -mă-tă)
1. A plan, outline, or arrangement.
Synonym(s): scheme.
2. In sensorimotor theory, the organized unit of cognitive experience.
[G. schēma, shape, form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Astor should he be able to carry his scheme into effect; but they anticipated a monopoly of the trade beyond the mountains by their establishments in New Caledonia, and were loth to share it with an individual who had already proved a formidable competitor in the Atlantic trade.
Astor, by the magnitude of his commercial and financial relations, and the vigor and scope of his self-taught mind, had elevated himself into the consideration of government and the communion and correspondence with leading statesmen, he, at an early period, communicated his schemes to President Jefferson, soliciting the countenance of government.
Wilson, there isn't any such knife, or your scheme would have fetched it to light.
"I believe they had it; if it had been stolen, the scheme would have restored it, that is certain.
You want me to withdraw the report and to make a short speech stating that I believe there are possibilities in the scheme?
I wanted to interest him in this Argentine Canal scheme, of which I dare say you have heard.
Apparently to try and lure Robert to uphold some fraudulent scheme in which she is interested.
And what did she mean by boasting that she had got you to lend your support, your name, to a thing I have heard you describe as the most dishonest and fraudulent scheme there has ever been in political life?
Cheveley, and tell her that you cannot support this scandalous scheme of hers?
Write that you decline to support this scheme of hers, as you hold it to be a dishonest scheme.
Besides, you are interested, I know, in International Canal schemes. You were Lord Radley's secretary, weren't you, when the Government bought the Suez Canal shares?
In order to incentivize investment by companies in collective investment schemes, REIT schemes and mutual funds, an amendment has been made in the second proviso to Division Ill of Part I of the First Schedule to the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 whereby the rate of tax has been reduced from 25 percent to 15 percent in respect of dividend received by a company from a collective investment scheme, REIT scheme or a mutual fund (other than a stock fund).