noun \-ˌchärt\

Definition of FLOWCHART

:  a diagram that shows step-by-step progression through a procedure or system especially using connecting lines and a set of conventional symbols
flow·chart·ing \-ˌchär-tiŋ\ noun

First Known Use of FLOWCHART



noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Graphical representation of a process, such as a manufacturing operation or a computer operation, indicating the various steps taken as the product moves along the production line or the problem moves through the computer. Individual operations can be represented by closed boxes, with arrows between boxes indicating the order in which the steps are taken and divergent paths determined by variable results.


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