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queue

 (kyo͞o)
n.
1. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
2. Computers
a. A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
b. A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
3. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
v. queued, queu·ing, queues
v.intr.
To get in line: queue up at the box office.
v.tr.
1. To place in a sequence: queued the queries in order of relevance.
2. To braid or twist (hair) into a queue.

[French, tail, queue, from Middle French, from Old French cue, tail, from Latin cauda, cōda; see coda.]

queue

(kjuː)
n
1. a line of people, vehicles, etc, waiting for something: a queue at the theatre. US and Canadian word: line
2. (Computer Science) computing a list in which entries are deleted from one end and inserted at the other
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a pigtail
4. jump the queue See queue-jump
vb, queues, queuing, queueing or queued
5. (often foll by: up) to form or remain in a line while waiting
6. (Computer Science) computing to arrange (a number of programs) in a predetermined order for accessing by a computer
[C16 (in the sense: tail); C18 (in the sense: pigtail): via French from Latin cauda tail]

queue


(kyo̅o̅),
n., v. queued, queu•ing. n.
1. a braid of hair worn hanging down behind.
2. a file or line, esp. of people waiting their turn.
3. a sequence of items waiting in order for electronic action in a computer system.
v.i.
4. to form in a line while waiting (often fol. by up).
v.t.
5. to arrange or organize into a queue.
[1585–95; < Middle French < Latin cauda, cōda tail]
queu′er, n.

queue

- Has the forms queued and queuing or queueing; queueing has five vowels in a row.
See also related terms for row.

Queue

 a number of persons or things in a line.
Examples: queue of carriages, 1862; of people, 1837; of theatre-goers, 1862.

queue

(line)
Past participle: queued
Gerund: queueing/queuing

Imperative
queue
queue
Present
I queue
you queue
he/she/it queues
we queue
you queue
they queue
Preterite
I queued
you queued
he/she/it queued
we queued
you queued
they queued
Present Continuous
I am queueing/queuing
you are queueing/queuing
he/she/it is queueing/queuing
we are queueing/queuing
you are queueing/queuing
they are queueing/queuing
Present Perfect
I have queued
you have queued
he/she/it has queued
we have queued
you have queued
they have queued
Past Continuous
I was queueing/queuing
you were queueing/queuing
he/she/it was queueing/queuing
we were queueing/queuing
you were queueing/queuing
they were queueing/queuing
Past Perfect
I had queued
you had queued
he/she/it had queued
we had queued
you had queued
they had queued
Future
I will queue
you will queue
he/she/it will queue
we will queue
you will queue
they will queue
Future Perfect
I will have queued
you will have queued
he/she/it will have queued
we will have queued
you will have queued
they will have queued
Future Continuous
I will be queueing/queuing
you will be queueing/queuing
he/she/it will be queueing/queuing
we will be queueing/queuing
you will be queueing/queuing
they will be queueing/queuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been queueing/queuing
you have been queueing/queuing
he/she/it has been queueing/queuing
we have been queueing/queuing
you have been queueing/queuing
they have been queueing/queuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been queueing/queuing
you will have been queueing/queuing
he/she/it will have been queueing/queuing
we will have been queueing/queuing
you will have been queueing/queuing
they will have been queueing/queuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been queueing/queuing
you had been queueing/queuing
he/she/it had been queueing/queuing
we had been queueing/queuing
you had been queueing/queuing
they had been queueing/queuing
Conditional
I would queue
you would queue
he/she/it would queue
we would queue
you would queue
they would queue
Past Conditional
I would have queued
you would have queued
he/she/it would have queued
we would have queued
you would have queued
they would have queued

queue

(billiards)
Past participle: queued
Gerund: queueing/queuing

Imperative
queue
queue
Present
I queue
you queue
he/she/it queues
we queue
you queue
they queue
Preterite
I queued
you queued
he/she/it queued
we queued
you queued
they queued
Present Continuous
I am queueing/queuing
you are queueing/queuing
he/she/it is queueing/queuing
we are queueing/queuing
you are queueing/queuing
they are queueing/queuing
Present Perfect
I have queued
you have queued
he/she/it has queued
we have queued
you have queued
they have queued
Past Continuous
I was queueing/queuing
you were queueing/queuing
he/she/it was queueing/queuing
we were queueing/queuing
you were queueing/queuing
they were queueing/queuing
Past Perfect
I had queued
you had queued
he/she/it had queued
we had queued
you had queued
they had queued
Future
I will queue
you will queue
he/she/it will queue
we will queue
you will queue
they will queue
Future Perfect
I will have queued
you will have queued
he/she/it will have queued
we will have queued
you will have queued
they will have queued
Future Continuous
I will be queueing/queuing
you will be queueing/queuing
he/she/it will be queueing/queuing
we will be queueing/queuing
you will be queueing/queuing
they will be queueing/queuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been queueing/queuing
you have been queueing/queuing
he/she/it has been queueing/queuing
we have been queueing/queuing
you have been queueing/queuing
they have been queueing/queuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been queueing/queuing
you will have been queueing/queuing
he/she/it will have been queueing/queuing
we will have been queueing/queuing
you will have been queueing/queuing
they will have been queueing/queuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been queueing/queuing
you had been queueing/queuing
he/she/it had been queueing/queuing
we had been queueing/queuing
you had been queueing/queuing
they had been queueing/queuing
Conditional
I would queue
you would queue
he/she/it would queue
we would queue
you would queue
they would queue
Past Conditional
I would have queued
you would have queued
he/she/it would have queued
we would have queued
you would have queued
they would have queued

queue

line
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.queue - a line of people or vehicles waiting for somethingqueue - a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
line - a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
bread line, breadline - a queue of people waiting for free food
checkout line - a queue of people waiting to pay for purchases
chow line - a queue of people waiting for food to be served (especially at a military camp)
gas line - a queue of vehicles waiting to purchase gasoline
reception line - a line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
ticket line - a queue of people waiting to buy tickets
unemployment line - a queue of people waiting for employment
2.queue - (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
informatics, information processing, information science, IP - the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
push-down queue - a queue in which the last item to go in is the first item to come out (LIFO)
3.queue - a braid of hair at the back of the head
braid, plait, tress, twist - a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
Verb1.queue - form a queue, form a line, stand in line; "Customers lined up in front of the store"
stand, stand up - be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

queue

noun
1. line, row, file, train, series, chain, string, column, sequence, succession, procession, crocodile (Brit. informal), progression, cavalcade, concatenation A queue of more than sixty people snaked its way down the pavement.
2. tailback, line, traffic jam, stream a long queue of angry motorists
3. wait, waiting list The queue for places at school has never been longer.
verb
1. wait in line, line up, stand in a queue, form a queue a line of women queueing for bread

queue

noun
A group of people or things arranged in a row:
Translations
frontastát frontuzásobník
stille sig i kø
jonojonottaaletti
čekati u redured
sor
biîröîstanda í röî
列を作る
줄을 짓다
eilėstovėti eilėjesustoti į eilę
stāvēt rindā
stáť v rade
stati v vrstivrsta
köastack
เข้าคิวแถวยาว
kuyruksırakuyruğa girmekkuyruğa/sıraya girmek
hàngxếp hàng

queue

[kjuː] (esp Brit)
A. Ncola f
to form a queue; stand in a queuehacer cola
to jump the queuecolarse, saltarse la cola
B. VI (also queue up) → hacer cola
to queue for three hourspasar tres horas haciendo cola
we queued for ticketshicimos cola para comprar entradas

queue

[ˈkjuː]
n
(British) (= line) → queue f, file f
to join the queue → se mettre à la queue
to jump the queue → passer avant son tour
(COMPUTING)file f d'attente
vi (British)faire la queue
to queue for sth → faire la queue pour avoir qch
We had to queue for tickets → Nous avons dû faire la queue pour avoir des billets.
vt (COMPUTING)mettre en file d'attente
queue up
vi (British)faire la queue
to be queueing up for sth (fig) (= eager for) → s'arracher qch
to be queueing up to do sth (fig) (= be eager to) → se battre pour faire qchqueue-jumper [ˈkjuːjdʒʌmpər] n (British)resquilleur/euse m/f (qui passe avant son tour)queue-jumping [ˈkjuːjdʒʌmpɪŋ] nresquille f (pour passer avant son tour)

queue

n
(Brit: of people, cars) → Schlange f; → Warteschlange f (also Comput); to form a queueeine Schlange bilden; to stand in a queueSchlange stehen, anstehen; to join the queuesich (hinten) anstellen; a queue of carseine Autoschlange; a long queue of peopleeine lange Schlange
(old: = pigtail) → Zopf m
vi (Brit: also queue up) → Schlange stehen; (people also)anstehen; (= form a queue)eine Schlange bilden; (people)sich anstellen; they were queuing outside the cinemasie standen vor dem Kino Schlange; we queued for an hourwir haben eine Stunde angestanden; they were queuing for the bussie standen an der Bushaltestelle Schlange; they were queuing for breadsie standen nach Brot an; people are queuing up to … (fig)die Leute schlagen sich darum, zu …

queue

:
queue-jump
vi (Brit) → sich vordränge(l)n; (Mot) → aus einer Kolonne ausscheren und überholen
queue-jumper
n (Brit) jd, der sich vordräng(el)t (Mot) → Kolonnenspringer(in) m(f); the queues were booeddie, die sich vordräng(el)ten, wurden ausgebuht
queue-jumping
n (Brit) → Vordränge(l)n nt; (Mot) → Kolonnenspringen nt; hey you, no queue!he, Vordränge(l)n gibts nicht! (inf)

queue

[kjuː]
1. ncoda, fila
to form a queue → mettersi in fila or in coda
to stand in a queue → essere in fila or in coda, fare la fila or la coda
to jump the queue → passare davanti agli altri (in coda)
2. vi (also queue up) → fare la fila, fare la coda

queue

(kjuː) noun
a line of people waiting for something or to do something. a queue for the bus.
verb
to stand in a queue. We had to queue to get into the cinema; We had to queue for the cinema.
queue up
to form, or stand in, a queue. We queued up for tickets.

queue

صَفَّ, يَقِفُ فِي الصَّفِ fronta, stát frontu, stille sig i kø Schlange, Schlange stehen ουρά, περιμένω στην ουρά cola, hacer cola jono, jonottaa faire la queue, queue čekati u redu, red coda, mettersi in coda, 列を作る, 줄을 짓다 in de rij staan, wachtrij , stå i kø kolejka, stać w kolejce fazer fila, fila очередь, стоять в очереди, köa เข้าคิว, แถวยาว kuyruğa girmek, kuyruk hàng, xếp hàng 排队, 队列
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