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cue

noun (1)

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a slight or indirect pointing to something (as a solution or explanation)
  • taking a cue from nature, scientists are developing safe and effective insecticides using insect hormones

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cue

noun (2)

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a series of persons or things arranged one behind another
  • the cue to get tickets to the concert moved with agonizing slowness

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cue

verb

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“Cue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cue. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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