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unsorted list

(definition)

Definition: A list whose order of items, if any, is not known.

See also sort.

Note: The list need not be out of order, simply that it is not known to be in order.

Author: PR


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Patrick Rodgers, "unsorted list", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 3 December 2007. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/unsortedList.html