backlog


1back·log

noun \-ˌlg, -ˌläg\

: a large number of jobs that are waiting to be finished

Full Definition of BACKLOG

1
:  a large log at the back of a hearth fire
2
:  an accumulation of tasks unperformed or materials not processed <a backlog of court cases>

Examples of BACKLOG

  1. We have a huge backlog of orders to be filled.

First Known Use of BACKLOG

1684

2backlog

verb

Definition of BACKLOG

First Known Use of BACKLOG

1963

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