A queue is a special kind of list in which elements may only be removed from the bottom by a pop action or added to the top using a push action. Examples of queues include people waiting in line, and submitted jobs waiting to be printed on a printer. The study of queues is called queuing theory.

# Queue

## See also

List, Priority Queue, Queuing Theory, Stack## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Queue." From *MathWorld*--A
Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/Queue.html