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flow chart

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noun
  1. Also called flow sheet. a detailed diagram or chart of the operations and equipment through which material passes, as in a manufacturing process.
  2. a graphic representation, using symbols interconnected with lines, of the successive steps in a procedure or system.
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Origin of flow chart

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called flow diagram.
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scheme, schema

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British Dictionary definitions for flow chart

flow chart

flow sheet

noun
  1. a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc
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