flow chart

or flowchart

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  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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British Dictionary definitions for flow chart

flow chart

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

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