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flow chart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Maths, Business management
flow chartˈflow chart (also flow diagram) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HMBBBa drawing that uses shapes and lines to show how the different stages in a process are connected to each other
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flow chartObviously if you have a very large project you would never do a flow chart manually.An illustration of a flow chart is given in Fig. 1.21.Mitchell visualized a hormonal flow chart that resembled a metropolitan subway system, all lines headed for the downtown station.The relationship between the functions discussed in this chapter is indicated diagrammatically on the flow chart shown.The scale of the effort would have precluded updating the flow chart when new experience was gained or after equipment modification.
From Longman Business Dictionaryflow chartˈflow chart (also flow diagram, flow sheet) a mathematical drawing in the form of shapes and lines, showing the series of stages in a process and how they are connected with each otherWe have used flow charts for the definition of some of the more complex legislation.a simplified flow diagram of the economy chart
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