Queue

Queue

[kyoo]
Queue can mean:

  • Queue area, where a line of people wait. The verb queue means to form a line, and to wait for services. Queue is also the name of this line
  • Queueing theory, the study of waiting lines
  • Queue (data structure), in computing, a type of data structure
  • Priority queue, an abstract data type in computing
  • Mail queue, used by non-commercial SMTP e-mail servers like qmail and Postfix to process incoming and outgoing e-mail into a FIFO buffer, or placing deferred mail into a non-linear waiting buffer
  • Another term for the system load of a computer's operating system
  • The ACM Queue, a computer magazine
  • Queue (hairstyle), a type of pigtail (or ponytail)

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