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 for schema
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Schema \Sche"ma\, n.; pl. Schemata, E. Schemas. [G. See
     Scheme.] (Kantian Philos.)
     An outline or image universally applicable to a general
     conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the
     mind; as, five dots in a line are a schema of the number
     five; a preceding and succeeding event are a schema of cause
     and effect.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  schema
      n 1: an internal representation of the world; an organization of
           concepts and actions that can be revised by new information
           about the world [syn: schema, scheme]
      2: a schematic or preliminary plan [syn: outline, schema,
         scheme]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  110 Moby Thesaurus words for "schema":
     alphabet, approach, arrangement, art, attack, blueprint,
     blueprinting, calculation, catalog, catalogue raisonne,
     charactering, characterization, chart, charting, choreography,
     conception, contrivance, conventional representation,
     dance notation, delineation, demonstration, depiction, depictment,
     design, device, diagram, disposition, drama, drawing, enterprise,
     envisagement, exemplification, figuration, figuring, foresight,
     forethought, game, graph, graphing, ground plan, guidelines,
     hieroglyphic, iconography, idea, ideogram, illustration, imagery,
     imaging, intention, layout, letter, limning, lineup, logogram,
     logograph, long-range plan, map, mapping, master plan, method,
     methodology, musical notation, notation, operations research,
     organization, outline, pictogram, picturization, plan, planning,
     planning function, portraiture, portrayal, prearrangement,
     prefigurement, presentment, printing, procedure, program,
     program of action, projection, rationalization, realization,
     rendering, rendition, representation, schedule, schematism,
     schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, score, script,
     setup, strategic plan, strategy, syllabary, symbol, system,
     systematization, tablature, table, table of contents,
     tactical plan, tactics, the big picture, the picture, way,
     working plan, writing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  schema
  
     1.  database schema.
  
     2.  axiom schema.
  
     3.  XML schema.
  

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