workflow

[wurk-floh]

noun

the flow or amount of work to and from an office, department, or employee.

Origin of workflow

First recorded in 1945–50; work + flow
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Word Origin and History for workflow
n.

1950, from work (n.) + flow (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper