- The definition of a flowchart is a diagram that shows steps in order using symbols or graphics.
An example of a flowchart is a diagram showing the steps to create and and produce a new product.
flowchart definition by Webster's New World
flowchart - Business Definition
flowchart - Computer Definition
A graphical representation of the sequence of operations in an information system or program. Information system flowcharts show how data flows from source documents through the computer to final distribution to users. Program flowcharts show the sequence of instructions in a single program or subroutine. Different symbols are used to draw each type of flowchart.