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 for flow chart
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flow chart
      n 1: a diagram of the sequence of operations in a computer
           program or an accounting system [syn: flow chart,
           flowchart, flow diagram, flow sheet]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  flow chart
      An archaic form of visual control-flow
     specification employing arrows and "speech balloons" of
     various shapes.
     Hackers never use flow charts, consider them extremely silly,
     and associate them with COBOL programmers, card wallopers,
     and other lower forms of life.  This attitude follows from the
     observations that flow charts (at least from a hacker's point
     of view) are no easier to read than code, are less precise,
     and tend to fall out of sync with the code (so that they
     either obfuscate it rather than explaining it, or require
     extra maintenance effort that doesn't improve the code).
     See also Program Design Language.
     [{Jargon File]

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