- Also called flow sheet. a detailed diagram or chart of the operations and equipment through which material passes, as in a manufacturing process.
- a graphic representation, using symbols interconnected with lines, of the successive steps in a procedure or system.
Origin of flow chart
First recorded in 1915–20
Also called flow diagram.
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Examples from the Web for flowchart
The contractor responsible for posting the flowchart, Shane Vander Hart, posted an apology on his personal blog.Iowa GOP Fires Contractor Responsible For Facebook Post
January 25, 2014
The flowchart first asked if the person was white or not white.
After the flowchart was brought to the Republican Party of Iowa's attention, it was quickly removed from the Facebook page.
- a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc
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