: a braid of hair usually worn hanging at the back of the head
2: a waiting line especially of persons or vehicles
3a: a sequence of messages or jobs held in temporary storage awaiting transmission or processing b: a data structure that consists of a list of records such that records are added at one end and removed from the other.
Did You Know
Before it meant a line, a queue referred to the tail of a beast in medieval pictures and designs. The unusual spelling owes its origin to French, like many words that look a little odd in English. Prior to the Frenchification of queue, Latin spelled it simply as coda. The duplication of U and E often feels like waiting in line: once you think you are almost there, the queue magically seems to repeat itself.