Definition of dequeue in English:

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Pronunciation: /diːˈkjuː/

verb (dequeues, dequeuing or dequeueing, dequeued)

[with object] Computing
Remove (an item of data awaiting processing) from a queue of such items.
Example sentences
  • Both enqueuing and dequeuing of packets is accomplished using decision making apparatus and congestion avoidance and dequeue management hardware.
  • Basically, its operation is pretty simple: it just dequeues the first packet from the current CPU's queue and runs through the two lists of packet handlers, calling the relevant processing functions.
  • Each class must have a queuing discipline to determine how packets are enqueued and dequeued.
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