Queue

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French queue. The computing sense is from English queue.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Queue m, n, f ‎(genitive Queues, plural Queues)

  1. (billiards, snooker, pool, masculine in Germany, neuter in Austria) cue
  2. (computing, feminine) queue, waiting list of e.g. tasks to be done
  3. (military, feminine) the end of a column of troops

Usage notes[edit]

  • Queue is one of a small number of German nouns which can or historically could have all three genders; see the appendix.