from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A list of persons waiting, as for an appointment or filling a vacancy.
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- n. An ordered list of people waiting to obtain a good or service.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a roster of those waiting to obtain something
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It now enrolls nearly 200 students across four grade levels, with eight teachers, and has a growing waiting list for admissions this fall.
There was a waiting list for correspondents to get a day in Khe Sanh, but Walter Cronkite was not to make the list.