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A line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back). (defdate)
- I was absent-minded at the moment and was last in the queue.
A structure in which objects are added to one end, called the tail, and removed from the other, called the head (in the case of a FIFO queue). The term can also refer to a LIFO ''queue'' or stack where these ends coincide. (defdate)
2005, David Flanagan, ''Java in a Nutshell'', p. 234,
- 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).
An animal's tail. (defdate)
1863, Charles Boutell, ''A Manual of Heraldry'', p. 369:
- 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.
1889, (w), ''Micah Clarke'', Clarke/Chapter XIX|Chapter XIX:
- (..), 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, (..)
1967, William Styron, ''The Confessions of Nat Turner'', Vintage 2004, p. 176:
- 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 (..)
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.
To fasten the hair into a queue.
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