1log noun, often attributive \ˈlȯg, ˈläg\
: a usually bulky piece or length of a cut or fallen tree; especially : a length of a tree trunk ready for sawing and over six feet (1.8 meters) long
: an apparatus for measuring the rate of a ship's motion through the water that consists of a block fastened to a line and run out from a reel
a : the record of the rate of a ship's speed or of her daily progress; also : the full nautical record of a ship's voyage
b : the full record of a flight by an aircraft
: a record of performance, events, or day-to-day activities
Origin of LOG
Middle English logge
First Known Use: 14th century
Other Wood Production Terms
Rhymes with LOG
a : to cut (trees) for lumber
b : to clear (land) of trees in lumbering —often used with off
: to make a note or record of : enter details of or about in a log
a : to move (an indicated distance) or attain (an indicated speed) as noted in a log
b (1) : to sail a ship or fly an airplane for (an indicated distance or period of time) (2) : to have (an indicated record) to one's credit : achieve
Examples of LOG
- Thousands of trees have been logged in this area.
- The forest has been heavily logged.
- The company has been logging in this area for many years.
- Part of his job is to log all deliveries.
- Truck drivers log thousands of miles every week.
- She has only been flying for a few months, but she has already logged more than 80 hours.
- a pitcher who has logged more than a hundred victories
First Known Use of LOG
3log noun, often attributive
Origin of LOG
First Known Use: 1631
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