single line queue
- single line queue - A queuing system to reduce customer waiting time in a postal lobby, using signs with movable stanchions connected by ropes. Customers line up single-file for the next available clerk at a retail window.
Glossary of postal terms. 2014.
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Queue area — Queue areas are places in which people in line (first come, first served) wait for goods or services. Examples include the DMV, checking out groceries or other goods that have been collected in a self service shop, in a shop without self service … Wikipedia
line — line1 [līn] n. [ME merging OE, a cord, with OFr ligne (both < L linea, lit., linen thread, n. use of fem. of lineus, of flax < linum, flax)] 1. a) a cord, rope, wire, string, or the like b) a long, fine, strong cord with a hook, sinker,… … English World dictionary
Line up — (or line up) may refer to * a queue of waiting people * a police lineup (or identity parade) of suspects * the roster of a sports team at a given time ** batting order in baseball ** the starting position in polocrosse * the members of a music… … Wikipedia
queue — [[t]kju͟ː[/t]] queues, queuing, queued (queueing can also be used as the continuous form.) 1) N COUNT: oft N for n, N of n A queue is a line of people or vehicles that are waiting for something. [mainly BRIT] I watched as he got a tray and joined … English dictionary
line — Synonyms and related words: DMZ, Indian file, L, MO, Spenserian stanza, WATS, WATS line, Zeitgeist, abut, accommodation, accompaniment, accord, accordance, aceldama, acknowledgment, acquiescence, acquire, action, activity, adaptation, adaption,… … Moby Thesaurus
queue — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, afterpart, afterpiece, array, articulation, bank, braid, brush, bun, buzz, catena, catenation, cauda, caudal appendage, caudation, chain, chain reaction, chaining, chignon, coil, column, concatenation,… … Moby Thesaurus
line — I n 1. rule, bar, score, underline, underscore, hairline; mark, stroke, streak, dash, hyphen, virgule, diagonal; marking, inscription, inscript, engraving, incision; scratch, notch, slash, etch, hatching. 2. band, stripe, strip, belt, zone, layer … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
line — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a continuous mark or band made on a surface (drew a line). 2 use of lines in art, esp. draughtsmanship or engraving (boldness of line). 3 a thing resembling such a mark esp. a furrow or wrinkle. 4 Mus. a each of (usu. five)… … Useful english dictionary
single file — noun A line or queue one person wide … Wiktionary
single file — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, array, articulation, bank, buzz, catena, catenation, chain, chain reaction, chaining, concatenation, connection, consecution, continuum, course, cycle, descent, drone, endless belt, endless round, file,… … Moby Thesaurus