Definitions for: Queue


[n] a braid of hair at the back of the head
[n] (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
[n] a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
[v] form a queue, form a line, stand in line



Webster (1913) Definition: Queue, n. [F. See Cue.]
(a) A tail-like appendage of hair; a pigtail.
(b) A line of persons waiting anywhere.


Queue, v. t.
To fasten, as hair, in a queue.

Synonyms: line up, queue up, waiting line

See Also: braid, bread line, breadline, checkout line, chow line, gas line, line, list, listing, plait, push-down queue, reception line, stand, stand up, ticket line, tress, twist, unemployment line, wait

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Famous Quotes Containing Queue:


That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows, sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else.

-- Peter Garrett (Australian Musician)

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.

-- George Mikes (British Writer)

I live very normally, I go out with my friends, we go to the movies, I queue, we go to restaurants.

-- Catherine Deneuve (French Actress)

I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you have to queue up for a shot and I can't stand that.

-- Norman MacCaig (Scottish Poet)


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