Definition of print queue in US English:

print queue


  • A series of print jobs waiting to use a printer.

    • ‘The printer queue showed about 10 items waiting to print and the print queue paused!’
    • ‘The fast way to open the print queue is to double-click on the Printer symbol in the System tray (located at the bottom right).’
    • ‘If you can see the print queue for the network printer, try to clear out all outstanding jobs.’
    • ‘With the Web-access system, the printer can work unattended, and the operator can monitor it as well as manage the print queue from a remote location.’
    • ‘But if I delete the file in the print queue and try again, it works.’


print queue

/ˈprɪnt ˌkju/