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queue

noun assemblage, chain, file, lineup, order, progression, range, rank, retinue, row of people, sequence, series, single file, string, succession, tier, train
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In the States, you're robbed of the ability to complain about the length of time you have been queuing for, but a glance at your watch will confirm that, cumulatively, the Americans out-do the Brits in the queuing stakes, they just manage to distract your attention while doing so.
In Section III, we focus on the difference in likely conflict and violence from queuing when the queues are motivated by political versus market motivations.
From a technical point of view, the virtual queuing solution has to do a lot of tricky things such as monitoring call flow, anticipating agent availability on a skill-by-skill basis and interfacing with other systems in order to collect CTI information.
However, these queues tend to move quite rapidly and, by publishing an estimated queuing time as opposed to a performance figure, Testa would be able to manage customer perception much better.
Reordering algorithms optimizes both the linear and the angular position of the target data to minimize total service time in a process called "command re-ordering based on seek and rotational optimization," or tagged command queuing (TCQ).
If you're a member of the Press, you just don't have to queue for some things, which would come in extremely handy if you're like me and hate queuing.
An effective queuing system lowers stress levels and this encourages customers to return to the store.
The secret is to keep passengers queuing for tickets, boarding passes, or passport control entertained with interesting and relevant sales offers--not only to help pass the time, but to generate incremental spend as well.
The service has been set up by London-based company 15 Minutes to give people who hate queuing the chance to hire somebody else to do it for them.
A national off-price fashion retailer has deployed both Lawrence's Electronic Queuing system to improve productivity, reduce service times and walk-aways, in conjunction with a Single Line Queue at 86 of its locations.
IN THE minds of many of our European neighbours, Britons are obsessed with two things: the weather and queuing.
But the top tip of one of Britain's leading queuing experts for cutting supermarket waiting times is simple - choose the one with the least trolleys