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flow chart

also flow·chart (flō′chärt′)
n.
A schematic representation of a sequence of operations, as in a manufacturing process or computer program. Also called flow diagram, flow sheet.
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flow chart

or flow sheet
n
1. (General Engineering) a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc
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flow′ chart`

or flow′chart`,


n.
a graphic representation, using symbols interconnected with lines, of the successive steps in a procedure or system.
Also called flow′ di`agram.
[1915–20]
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flow chart

(flō)
1. A diagram that shows the order of operations or sequence of tasks for solving a problem or managing a complex project.
2. A schematic representation of a sequence of operations.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flow chart - a diagram of the sequence of operations in a computer program or an accounting systemflow chart - a diagram of the sequence of operations in a computer program or an accounting system
multidimensional language - a programming language whose expressions are assembled in more than one dimension
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Translations
vývojový/postupový diagram
arbejdsdiagramprocesdiagram
schéma d’opérations
folyamatábra
postupový diagram
izlem

flow chart

nFlussdiagramm nt
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flow chart

nschema m di flusso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flow

(fləu) verb
1. to move along in the way that water does. The river flowed into the sea.
2. (of the tide) to rise. The boat left the harbour when the tide began to flow.
noun
the act of flowing. a flow of blood; the flow of traffic.
ˈflow chart noun
a chart describing the stages of a process.
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