flowchart


flowchart
flowchart [flōchärt΄ ]
n.
a diagram, often using geometric symbols, showing steps in a sequence of operations, as in manufacturing or in a computer program

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flow chart also flow·chart (flōʹchärt') 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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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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      graphical representation of a process, such as a manufacturing operation or computer operation, indicating the various steps that are taken as the product moves along the production line or the problem moves through the computer. Individual operations can be represented by closed boxes on the flowchart, with arrows between boxes indicating the order in which the steps are taken. See also critical path analysis (CPA) (critical path analysis).

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Universalium. 2010.

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