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Cue or CUE may refer to:

Event markers[edit]

  • Sensory cue, in perception (experimental psychology)
  • Cue (theatrical), the trigger for an action to be carried out at a specific time, in theatre or film
  • Cue (show control), the electronic rendering of the specific action(s) to be carried out at a specific time by a show control system
  • Voice cue, in dance, words or sounds that help match rhythmic patterns of steps with the music
  • Cue mark, in motion picture film to signal projectionists of reel changes
  • Cue, a vocal message given by a group fitness instructor to inform participants of upcoming sequences, such as a change in stretching direction

Music and audio[edit]

  • Cue (band), a Swedish musical group
  • Cue tone, a message consisting of audio tones, used to prompt an action.
  • Cue (audio), to determine the desired initial playback point in a piece of recorded music
  • Cue sheet (computing), a metadata file that describes how the tracks of an audio track are laid out
  • Source cue, music that emanates from an element visible within a theatrical or movie scene, like a piano, jukebox or car radio
  • Musical cue, on sheet music helps ensemble musicians to coordinate their playing. It may also refer to a musical trigger for a theatrical cue



Other uses[edit]

  • Cue (clothing), an Australian clothing store chain
  • Cue (magazine), a former weekly magazine covering entertainment in New York City
  • Cue (search engine), a defunct website and app
  • Cue stick, in billiard-type games
  • Cue bid, a type of bid in the card game contract bridge
  • "Cue" (among other spellings), a spelled-out name for the letter Q in the English alphabet
  • ".cue", used in the filename of cue sheets, descriptor files for specifying the layout of CD or DVD tracks
  • Commercially useful enzymes
  • CUE Bus (City–University–Energysaver), the local bus system operated by the city of Fairfax, Virginia, United States
  • The circular unitary ensemble, in mathematics
  • Cueing (medicine), rehabilitation techniques for Parkinson's disease patients to improve walking

See also[edit]