flow chart

or 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.

Origin of flow chart

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called flow diagram.
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Related Words for flow chart

scheme, schema

Examples from the Web for flow chart

Contemporary Examples of flow chart

  • Precious, the character, played by Gabourey Sidibe is a flow-chart of human misery.

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    Imagining Precious

    David Kaufman

    October 18, 2009


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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