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cue in

1. To signal one to begin to do something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cue" and "in." And then I'll cue in the sopranos for the harmony. Once the director cued me in, I stepped on stage.
2. To give one information that they have missed. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cue" and "in." Don't worry, I was here from the beginning so I'll cue you in on what we talked about.
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cue someone in

 
1. Lit. to give someone a cue; to indicate to someone that the time has come. Now, cue the orchestra director in. All right, cue in the announcer.
2. Fig. to tell someone what is going on. (Almost the same as clue someone in (on something).) I want to know what's going on. Cue me in. Cue in the general about the troop movement.
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cue in

Give information or instructions, for example, She said she'd cue us in on their summer plans. This verbal use of the noun cue in the sense of "guiding suggestion" dates from the 1920s.
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cue in

v.
1. To give a signal to someone at a specified time, especially a signal to begin: The conductor cued in each section of the choir one by one. Cue me in when it's time to say my lines.
2. To give information or instructions to someone, such as a latecomer: I cued in my coworker about the items that we discussed at the beginning of the meeting. She cued me in to what happened in the first five minutes of the movie.
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The cue side factor had two levels, cue-open and cue-pointed, referring to the side of space relative to a cue in which a target appeared.
The simple presentation of the cue in the visual field would capture the attention reflexively, such as proposed by Remington, Johnston and Yantis (1992).
That is, as the attentional guidance became less informative, participants were more likely to examine the raw data underlying the cue in the high-detail scene than in the low-detail scene.
Although it reduces the cost and storage requirements for the display, this strategy can degrade the precision of the auditory 3D cue in specifying the location of the target.
Only one experiment has reported on the effects of degrading the accuracy of the auditory spatial cue in a visual search task.