Definition / Define
- Queue Noun
- An animal's tail.
- HESSE: Az., a lion, queue fourchée, rampt., barry of ten, arg. and gu., crowned, or, and holding in his dexter paw a sword, ppr., hilt and pommel, gold.
- A men's hairstyle whose primary attribute is a braid or ponytail at the back of the head, such as that worn by men in Imperial China.
- , there were seated astraddle the whole hundred of the baronet's musqueteers, each engaged in plaiting into a queue the hair of the man who sat in front of him.
- A large number of loyal officials, rather than shave the front part of the head and wear the Manchu queue, voluntarily shaved the whole head, .
- Caparisoned for a week in purple velvet knee-length pantaloons, a red silk jacket with buckles of shiny brass, and a white goat's-hair wig which culminated behind in a saucy queue, I must have presented an exotic sight.
- A line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is t with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back).
- I was absent-minded at the moment and was last in the queue.
- A waiting list or other means of organizing people or objects into a first-come-first-served order.
- A data structure in which objects are added to one end, called the tail, and removed from the other, called the head (- a FIFO queue). The term can also refer to a LIFO queue or stack where these ends coincide.
- Queue implementations are commonly based on insertion order as in first-in, first-out (FIFO) queues or last-in, first-out queues (LIFO queues are also known as stacks).
- Queue Verb
- To put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
- To arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.
- To add to a queue data structure.