flow·​chart | \ ˈflō-ˌchärt How to pronounce flowchart (audio) \

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

Other Words from flowchart

flowcharting \ ˈflō-​ˌchär-​tiŋ How to pronounce flowchart (audio) \ noun

Examples of flowchart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use this flowchart to find out, and then discover 33 diverse methods for recharging your mind, body and soul. Marielle Wakim, Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan. 2022 It’s certainly not the model every team uses — the majority of clubs that don’t have a head coach as the top personnel person in the organization have a flowchart for football decision that begins with the GM. Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, 27 Dec. 2021 The flowchart contains responses, choices, results and other pertinent information that aids in app design. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 Standards such as business process model and notation (BPMN) are meant to involve these stakeholders by breaking down complex processes into easy-to-understand flowchart diagrams. Jakob Freund, Forbes, 5 Nov. 2021 The Ohio Department of Health has optional quarantine guidance and a flowchart for schools and local health departments, which most counties have implemented as law during the pandemic. The Enquirer, 5 Oct. 2021 Oltmann tried to talk the crowd through a flowchart presentation involving tabulation systems and fake ballots. New York Times, 24 Aug. 2021 Go with the flow: The Ohio Department of Health released a flowchart with K-12 quarantine guidance if students or staff are exposed the coronavirus. Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland, 6 Aug. 2021 Most sit through weeks-long hotel quarantines upon arrival from abroad, and navigate an ever-more-confusing flowchart of regulations for restaurants and bars. Timothy Mclaughlin, The Atlantic, 21 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of flowchart

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Flowchart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flowchart. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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