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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.

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]

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]
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Modified Treynor index was less than one in the case of Franklin India Prima Scheme revealing that the scheme did not out-perform the market in all the years under the study as against out-performances by other sample schemes.
NETWORK Rail has overhauled its pension schemes and will begin offering its 34,000 employees a new type of scheme in the summer.
EC set to include airlines in existing emissions trading scheme.
A Proficiency Testing (PT) scheme is a system for objectively evaluating laboratory results by external means, and includes regular comparison of a laboratory's results at intervals with those of other laboratories.
The scheme serves as a means for organizing declarative knowledge or factual information (Eggen & Kauchak, 2003).