Associations to the word «Cue»


CUE, noun. An action or event that is a signal for somebody to do something.
CUE, noun. 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.
CUE, noun. A hint or intimation.
CUE, noun. (obsolete) Humour; temper of mind.
CUE, noun. The name of the Latin-script letter Q/q.
CUE, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (universities) A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing and noted with a q (for quadrans farthing) in the buttery books.
CUE, verb. To give someone a cue signal.
CUE, noun. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in various games.
CUE, noun. (obsolete) The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.
CUE, verb. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) To take aim on the cue ball with the cue and hit it.
CUE, verb. To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.
CUE, acronym. (legal) Clear and Unmistakable Error; legal standard for appeal of a decision by a Board of Veterans Appeals in the United States.
CUE BALL, noun. (snooker) (pool) (billiards) The white ball which, struck by the cue, collides with the other balls to achieve the object of the particular game.
CUE BALL, noun. (pejorative) a bald person
CUE BALLS, noun. Plural of cue ball
CUE CARD, noun. (film) (television) A card with writing on it, shown to actors to remind them of their lines.
CUE CARDS, noun. Plural of cue card
CUE MARK, noun. A visual indicator, placed in an upper corner of a frame of a motion picture, to signal the projectionist to change reels
CUE MARKS, noun. Plural of cue mark
CUE SPORT, noun. (sports) A game played with a cue and balls, such as billiards.
CUE SPORTS, noun. Plural of cue sport
CUE UP, verb. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) To take aim on the cue ball with the cue in a game of snooker, or billiards, etc.

Dictionary definition

CUE, noun. An actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech.
CUE, noun. Evidence that helps to solve a problem.
CUE, noun. A stimulus that provides information about what to do.
CUE, noun. Sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards.
CUE, verb. Assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.

Wise words

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