Definition of queue

Definition of queue
  1. queue Noun An animal's tail.
  2. queue Noun 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.
  3. queue Noun 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).
  4. queue Noun A waiting list or other means of organizing people or objects into a first-come-first-served order.
  5. queue Noun 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.
  6. queue Verb To put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
  7. queue Verb To arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.
  8. queue Verb To add to a queue data structure.
  9. queue Verb To fasten the hair into a queue.
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