open order

noun Military.
a troop formation for drill or basic combat training, the intervals between the individuals being greater than those in close order.
Also called extended order.


Origin:
1615–25

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open order
 
n
military a formation that allows additional space between the ranks of a guard or inspected unit to allow the inspecting officer to pass

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Example sentences
There will need to be an open order report created, listing all of the open
  orders.
In long-term care a prescription order typically remains an open order with no
  end date or with an end date far in the future.
Drilled close order and open order out in rain and mud until the rain drove us
  in.
In long-term care, a prescription order typically remains an open order with no
  end date or a date far in the future.
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