|n.||1.||A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system.|
|2.||A plan or theory something to be done; a design; a project; as, to form a scheme.|
|3.||Any lineal or mathematical diagram; an outline.|
|4.||(Astrol.) A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.|
He forms the well-concerted scheme of mischief;
'T is fixed, 't is done, and both are doomed to death.
|v. t.||1.||To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot.|
|v. i.||1.||To form a scheme or schemes.|
|Noun||1.||scheme - an elaborate and systematic plan of action|
|2.||scheme - a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery|
|3.||scheme - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"|
|4.||scheme - an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world|
|5.||scheme - a schematic or preliminary plan|
|Verb||1.||scheme - form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner|
|2.||scheme - devise a system or form a scheme for|
|(programming)||Scheme - (Originally "Schemer", by analogy with Planner
and Conniver). A small, uniform Lisp dialect with clean
semantics, developed initially by Guy Steele and Gerald Sussman in 1975. Scheme uses applicative order reduction
and lexical scope. It treats both functions and
continuations as first-class objects.|
One of the most used implementations is DrScheme, others include Bigloo, Elk, Liar, Orbit, Scheme86 (Indiana U), SCM, MacScheme (Semantic Microsystems), PC Scheme (TI), MIT Scheme, and T.
See also Kamin's interpreters, PSD, PseudoScheme, Schematik, Scheme Repository, STk, syntax-case, Tiny Clos, Paradigms of AI Programming.
There have been a series of revisions of the report defining Scheme, known as RRS (Revised Report on Scheme), R2RS (Revised Revised Report ..), R3RS, R3.899RS, R4RS.
Mailing list: email@example.com.
[IEEE P1178-1990, "IEEE Standard for the Scheme Programming Language", ISBN 1-55937-125-0].