Queue is a pretty easy word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand queue (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use queue in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of queue, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of queue, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
EXAMPLES - Queue in a Sentence
- Next project in the queue is a Harry Potter scarf. (source)
- First in the queue was his mentor, Margaret Thatcher, whose (source)
- In the queue were the African National Congress, the African (source)
- If train, we need a ticket - strewth the queue is a mile long. (source)
- Anything involving the queue was my favorite part of the movie. (source)
- At the head of the queue is a woman carrying a baby in her arms. (source)
- By 1pm the queue is shorter, although latecomers are still tagging on. (source)
- On your front end machine, the code to call the queue is pretty simple. (source)
- Which of the following would not serve as a definition for the word queue (source)
- El Al has managed quite well to stop hijackers and bombers. fall in queue Says: (source)
- I think I should move them higher in queue so I can buy this in good conscience. (source)
- In front of us in the queue were a teacher with her 5mo old baby, and her cousin Stacey. (source)
- Returns the length of the run queue, that is, the numberof processes that are ready to run. (source)
- Though IndiMail uses the power of qmail, it has multiple queues (called a queue collection). (source)
- Desired selections are then added to a personalized queue, which is displayed on the TV screen. (source)
- I also had a chance to taste Morten's 2007 Meritage blend which was in queue for the bottling line. (source)
- They sell, therefore, on the spot for twelve hundred livres the queue, which is forty-eight sous the bottle. (source)
- The cache manager will then add those items to a queue, which is monitored and exhausted by the worker thread. (source)
- The ability to have "his and hers", or a kids queue, is pretty essential to the Netflix service for some people. (source)
- But Crooks is emphatic about the safety nets now thrown up around the call queue to avoid a repeat of the catastrophe. (source)
- If there is a pink diamond coach out there, then being second or third in the queue might be a bad place to be positioned. (source)
- Be patient and remain on hold, because if you hang up, you will lose your place in the call queue and will have to start over (source)
- The problem is that all of that code is executing on (and holding up) the event queue, which is also responsible for repainting. (source)
- Matthews had a narrow escape; for a bullet cut off the wisp of hair (known as a queue) that hung dangling from the back of his head. (source)
- (For anyone counting, Mr. Mayo was dropped to seventh in the conference-call queue of questioners, from third in the second quarter.) (source)
- The person immediately ahead of him in the queue was a small, swiftly-moving, beetle-like man with a flat face and tiny, suspicious eyes. (source)
- But this July, the queue is a lower ~5 GW (even though it's a vast improvement from the smaller 3.4 GW under construction at the end of Q1). (source)
- Good Will Hunting, released in 1997, in my Netflix queue, which is about to become available for streaming for the first time on Friday of this week. (source)
- Mayende also argues that illegal occupations could not be rewarded by providing access to housing on a preferential basis - which he refers to as queue-jumping. (source)
- I'm so jealous of those who already have copies - I'll have to wait for my turn in the queue from the library as I can't purchase the eBook version from New Zealand! (source)
- I was at the front of the queue in 90 minutes. so if 90,000 people in a queue translates to a 7 hours wait, then an actual 90 minute wait is more like 19,000 mounts sold. (source)
- Netflix instant queue is the perfect response to this mentality as it gives me access to countless B and C movies all of which I willingly watch while everyone else is fast asleep. (source)
- E.G. Old Navy or Best Buy or somesuch, where the queue is held back away from the registers and each person, as they come to the head of the queue, takes the next checker available? (source)
- I'm keeping an eye on the Lord's queue as best I can, which means searching for "queue" and "lords" on Twitter, where @SarahJayRussell has just described it as "the longest queue I've ever been in". (source)
- The operation, which the army will be police officer pushes a person who fled fighting between security forces and militants in Pakistani tribal area of Waziristan, as he tried to break a queue outside a relief (source)
- A Pakistani police officer pushes a person who fled fighting between security forces and militants in Pakistani tribal area of Waziristan, as he tried to break a queue outside a relief distribution center in suburb of Dera Ismail Khan, (source)
- These tickets will be called "Cattle Class", and passengers will be treated the same as existing customers but importantly, will not have the put up with standing in queue with the plebs in the standard "Pleb Class" that already exists. (source)
- Speaking of mission numbers, has anyone else noticed that on the NASA Human Spaceflight Gallery site, the current mission listing in the photo selection queue is now one below those visible so you have to drag the slider down to get to it? (source)
- Before 1939 the queue was usually a symptom of distress, like the sad shabby lines that waited endlessly outside the Labour Exchange, but during the war everything was in short supply so everybody had to queue, and some of them can't seem to stop. (source)
- It'll be interesting to look back and see how many slender volumes I grabbed to meet the goal. so far the books in queue for it are Tanith Lee's Black Unicorn (with Gold Unicorn now atop the Giant Menacing Coffee Table Pile; I don't have Red Unicorn, alas) and Glasgow's Trams. (source)
- Taliban militants in the South Waziristan region, the day police officer pushes a person who fled fighting between security forces and militants in Pakistani tribal area of Waziristan, as he tried to break a queue outside a relief Taliban targets in South Waziristan as the offensive entered its third day Monday. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 71.0, which suggests that "queue" is a fairly easy word that is likely to be understood by a majority of English-speaking individuals.
We have 15 synonyms for queue.
chain, concatenation, echelon, file, line, order, progression, rank, row, series, string, succession, tail, tier, train
We have 2 antonyms for queue.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of queue from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A line of waiting people or vehicles.
- (noun) A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
- (noun) Computer Science A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
- (noun) Computer Science A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
- (verb-intransitive) To get in line: queue up at the box office.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A waiting list or other means of organizing people or objects into a first-come-first-served order.
- (verb) To put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
- (verb) To arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.
- (verb) To add to a queue data structure.
- (verb) To fasten the hair into a queue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A tail-like appendage of hair; a pigtail.
- (noun) A line of persons waiting anywhere.
- (verb-transitive) To fasten, as hair, in a queue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A tail; in heraldry, the tail of a beast.
- (noun) A tail or pendent braid of hair; a pigtail: originally part of the wig, but afterward, and toward the close of the eighteenth century, when it was in common use, formed of the hair of the head. See cue,1.
- (noun) Same as cue, 2.
- (noun) The tail-piece of a violin or similar instrument.
- (noun) In musical notation, the stem or tail of a note.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
- (noun) a braid of hair at the back of the head
- (verb) form a queue, form a line, stand in line
- (noun) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted