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Definizione monolingua queue



queue (third-person singular simple present queues, present participle queueing or queuing, simple past and past participle queued)

  1. (UK) To put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
  2. (UK) To arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.
  3. (computing) To add to a queue data structure.
  4. To fasten the hair into a queue.
    • 1968, Francis Russell, The American Heritage History of the Making of the Nation
      Though Monroe the man has become a vague anachronistic figure in knee breeches and with queued, powdered hair, his name is perpetuated in the Monroe Doctrine, evoked by him as a temporary response to an immediate crisis.

queue (plural queues)

  1. (heraldry) An animals tail. [from 16th c.]
    • 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.
  2. (now historical) A mens hairstyle whose primary attribute is a braid or ponytail at the back of the head, such as that worn by men in Imperial China. [from 18th c.]
    • 1889, Arthur Conan Doyle, Micah Clarke, Chapter XIX:
      […] , there were seated astraddle the whole hundred of the baronets musqueteers, each engaged in plaiting into a queue the hair of the man who sat in front of him.
    • 1912, Herbert Allen Giles, China and the Manchus, Chapter III — Shun Chih:
      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 goats-hair wig which culminated behind in a saucy queue, I must have presented an exotic sight [...].
  3. 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). [from 19th c.]
    • 1916, John Buchan, Greenmantle, Chapter 5,
      I was absent-minded at the moment and was last in the queue.
  4. A waiting list or other means of organizing people or objects into a first-come-first-served order.
  5. (computing) 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. [from 20th c.]
    • 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).

Definizione italiano>inglese queue

  line of people
  data structure
  A holding container for work items. Members of a queue must be of the same work item class (for example, only incidents).
  line of people
  waiting list
mettere in fila
  arrange into a queue
mettersi in fila
  put oneself at the end of a queue
fare la coda
fare la fila

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

coda ,fila ,mettere in fila ,mettersi in fila ,colonna

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