from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
- n. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
- n. Computer Science A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
- n. Computer Science A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
- intransitive v. To get in line: queue up at the box office.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A waiting list or other means of organizing people or objects into a first-come-first-served order.
- v. To put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
- v. To arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.
- v. To add to a queue data structure.
- v. To fasten the hair into a queue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tail-like appendage of hair; a pigtail.
- n. A line of persons waiting anywhere.
- transitive v. To fasten, as hair, in a queue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tie, braid, or fasten in a queue or pigtail.
- n. A tail; in heraldry, the tail of a beast.
- n. A tail or pendent braid of hair; a pigtail: originally part of the wig, but afterward, and toward the close of the eighteenth century, when it was in common use, formed of the hair of the head. See cue,1.
- n. Same as cue, 2.
- n. The tail-piece of a violin or similar instrument.
- n. In musical notation, the stem or tail of a note.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
- n. a braid of hair at the back of the head
- v. form a queue, form a line, stand in line
- n. (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
At the head of the queue is a woman carrying a baby in her arms.
Next project in the queue is a Harry Potter scarf.
Mayende also argues that illegal occupations could not be rewarded by providing access to housing on a preferential basis - which he refers to as queue-jumping.
These tickets will be called "Cattle Class", and passengers will be treated the same as existing customers but importantly, will not have the put up with standing in queue with the plebs in the standard "Pleb Class" that already exists.
I also had a chance to taste Morten's 2007 Meritage blend which was in queue for the bottling line.
And I know I'll be in queue to see it twice. shelton p lindsay
While they seldom waste energy on overt hostility, their treatment of shopkeepers, waiters, and others in a queue is deplorable.
Netflix instant queue is the perfect response to this mentality as it gives me access to countless B and C movies all of which I willingly watch while everyone else is fast asleep.
El Al has managed quite well to stop hijackers and bombers. fall in queue Says:
E.G. Old Navy or Best Buy or somesuch, where the queue is held back away from the registers and each person, as they come to the head of the queue, takes the next checker available?