loose order

loose order

n
(Military) military a formation in which soldiers, units, etc, are widely separated from each other
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The blue-and-white wall plaques mounted above the colorful string of witticisms, puns, and mocking sentiments gave a loose order to Rothenberg's topics of debate, while their self-consciously branded typeface introduced another layer of irony to the exhibition.
"The memories of childhood have no order and no end," says one character, but Baker and his team have created a loose order that intertwines the memories of Christmas with those of August bank holidays, playing in the park, going to dame school and camping at the seaside.
Instead, they were arranged in a loose order of machine sequence such as cut, surface, machine, sand, assemble, finish and pack.