Scheme


Scheme

Scheme may refer to:

* Scheme (programming language), a minimalist, multi-paradigm dialect of Lisp
* Scheme (mathematics), an important concept in algebraic geometry
* Scheme (linguistics), a figure of speech that changes a sentence's structure

ystematic plans

* Collective investment scheme, many people investing money together, "cf." Mutual fund
* URI scheme, the outermost part of internet URIs
* Color scheme, a set of colors chosen to be used together in some media
* Numbering scheme, an agreed-upon method of assigning nominal numbers to entities
* Rhyme scheme, the pattern of rhyming lines in poems and lyrics
* Housing scheme, Scottish way of saying "Housing estate"

Devious plans

* Scam, an attempt to swindle
* Get-rich-quick scheme, a usually flawed or fraudulent scheme for earning money with low risk
* Pyramid scheme, a non-sustainable business model involving the exchange of money primarily for enrolling other people

See also

* Schema (disambiguation)


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