cue cue  /ˈkju/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
  2. (n) evidence that helps to solve a problem
  3. (n) a stimulus that provides information about what to do
  4. (n) sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
  5. (v) assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

Usage(s):

  1. Neuroimaging studies confirm what scientists long suspected: autistic brains don't react to facial cues the way normal brains do.
  2. I took a cue from how Danny did his other soundtracks.
  3. The cue ball and two object balls are jammed together in the corner jaw.

News

  1. Cue: Jobs was initially opposed to iBookstore concept

    In further testimony on the last day this week of the Department of Justice e-book price-fixing trial, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue told the judge that Steve Jobs had been initially opposed to the idea that became the iBookstore -- not believing that the tablet would be an ideal device for reading compared to dedicated e-readers such as the Kindle. Cue ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MacNN

  2. Eddy Cue takes the stand in e-book price fixing case

    Apple executive Eddy Cue didn't get a chance to enjoy WWDC in its entirety because earlier today he was in New York City testifying about Apple's dealings with book publishers amid allegations that Apple colluded with publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books across the industry. While on the stand, Cue didn't deny that the price of e-books had risen in the wake of Apple getting into ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. Eddy Cue: Apple's star witness in the e-book antitrust trial

    Cue was at the center of what the DOJ calls an illegal scheme to fix the price of e-books.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

Quotes

  1. "After I heard from the Tigers, who had obviously seen a replay, I asked the guy in the [video] room to cue up the play as soon as we got in," Joyce said, "and I missed it from here to that wall. I had a great angle, and I missed the call."
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Jim Joyce Source: MLB.com

  2. But TV show "The Insider" said a statement from Trump said, "They didn't even have the courage to mention me by name. It was sad to see Barbara read her statement off a cue card."
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Donald Trump Source: FOXNews

  3. "You've got to get a feel for the flow of the show and the storyline and go with it," Owens said. "They told me they were very, very pleased with the way I played my character, just how I was getting my lines on point and on cue. That was...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Terrell Owens Source: Prince George Citizen

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