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CUE

cue (English)

Pronunciation

  • - lang=en
  • Rhymes: uː|lang=en
  • - Audio (US)|lang=en
  • - Audio (UK)|lang=en
  • - queue|Q
  • Etymology 1

    From the letter Q, abbreviation of - en quando (“when”), marked on actor's play copy where they were to begin.

    Noun

    An action or event that is a signal for somebody to do something.

    * {{quote-news

    |year=2011 |date=November 3 |author=Chris Bevan |title=Rubin Kazan 1 - 0 Tottenham |work=BBC Sport |url= |page= |passage=This time Cudicini was left helpless when Natcho stepped up to expertly curl the ball into the top corner.
    That was the cue for further pressure from the Russian side and it took further Cudicini saves to keep the score down.}}

    The last words of a play actor's speech, serving as an intimation for the next actor to speak; any word or words which serve to remind an actor to speak or to do something; a catchword.

    * Shakespeare

    *: When my cue comes, call me, and I will answer.

    A hint or intimation.

    * Jonathan Swift

    *: Give them the servants their cue to attend in two lines as he leaves the house.

    - lang=en Humour; temper of mind.

  • Engelska - name
  • - UK|universities|lang=en A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing and noted with a q (for - en - lang=la farthing) in the buttery books.

    * Hast thou suck'd Philosophy, ate cues, drank cees?

    quadrans

    See also

    Derived terms

  • on_cue
  • sensory_cue
  • Translations

    name of the letter Q, q

  • Arabiska - كو
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin:

    English letter names are called as in English, no other standard Mandarin name exists

  • Tjeckiska - kvé
  • Finska - kuu
  • , guu
  • Hawaiian - kopa
  • Hindiska - क्यू
  • Ungerska -
  • Japanska - キュー
  • Koreanska -
  • Latin - kū
  • Makedonska - ку
  • Malaysiska - kiu
  • Marathi - क्यू|tr=kyū|sc=Deva
  • Portugisiska - quê
  • Ryska - кью
  • - ru|ку|n|tr=ku

    Latin

  • Spanska - cu
  • Thailändska - คิว
  • Vietnamesiska - cu
  • , quy, quờ

    action or event that is a signal to do something

  • Bulgariska - намек
  • , загатване
  • Tjeckiska - podnět
  • , signál, narážka
  • Finska - merkki
  • Franska - diriger
  • Hebrew - אות|tr=ot|m
  • Isländska - stikkorð
  • , markorð
  • Italienska - segnale
  • Persiska - علامت دادن
  • Portugisiska - sinal
  • Ryska - намёк
  • , - ru|сигнал|m|tr=signál
  • Slovakiska - podnet
  • , znamenie, signál
  • Spanska - señal
  • Verb

    cues|cueing|cued

    To give someone a cue signal.

  • Cue the cameraman, and action!
  • * {{quote-news

    |year=2012 |date=May 27 |author=Nathan Rabin |title=TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992) |work=The Onion AV Club |url= |page= |passage=The episode also opens with an inspired bit of business for Homer, who blithely refuses to acquiesce to an elderly neighbor’s utterly reasonable request that he help make the process of selling her house easier by wearing pants when he gallivants about in front of windows, throw out his impressive collection of rotting Jack-O-Lanterns from previous Halloweens and take out his garbage, as it’s attracting wildlife (cue moose and Northern Exposure theme song).}}

    Etymology 2

    Variant of queue

    Noun

    - billiards|snooker|pool|lang=en A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in various games.

    - lang=en The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.

    Derived terms

  • cue_ball
  • Translations

    straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in games such as billiards, snooker, and pool

  • Armenian - կիյ|sc=Armn, - խաղաձող|sc=Armn
  • Bulgariska - щека
  • Tjeckiska - tágo
  • Holländska - keu
  • Esperanto:

    eo

  • Finska - köö
  • , biljardikeppi
  • Franska - queue de billard
  • Tyska - Queue
  • , Billardstock
  • Ungerska - dákó
  • Isländska - kjuði
  • Ido:

    io

  • Irländska - ciú
  • Italienska - stecca
  • Lettiska - kija
  • Makedonska - так
  • Mandarin - 球杆|tr=qíugǎn|sc=Hani
  • Manx - maidjey billiard|m
  • Polska - kij
  • (bilardowy)
  • Portugisiska - taco
  • Ryska - кий
  • Slovakiska - tágo
  • Spanska - taco
  • Svenska -
  • , biljardkö
  • Volapük - biliarastaf
  • Verb

    cues|cueing|cued

    - billiards|snooker|pool|lang=en To take aim on the cue_ball with the cue and hit it.

    To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.

    Synonyms

  • cue_up
  • External links

    Anagrams

  • ecu#English|ecu, écu#English|écu
  • UCE#English|UCE
  • Fullständig information på

    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/cue

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