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1log

noun, often attributive \ˈlg, ˈläg\

Definition of LOG

1
:  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
2
:  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
3
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
4
:  a record of performance, events, or day-to-day activities
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Origin of LOG

Middle English logge
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Wood Production Terms

cord, lumber, punk

Rhymes with LOG

2log

verb

: to cut down trees in an area for wood

: to make an official record of (something)

: to do something for (a specified distance or time)

loggedlog·ging

Full Definition of LOG

transitive verb
1
a :  to cut (trees) for lumber
b :  to clear (land) of trees in lumbering —often used with off
2
:  to make a note or record of :  enter details of or about in a log
3
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
intransitive verb
:  3lumber 1

Examples of LOG

  1. Thousands of trees have been logged in this area.
  2. The forest has been heavily logged.
  3. The company has been logging in this area for many years.
  4. Part of his job is to log all deliveries.
  5. Truck drivers log thousands of miles every week.
  6. She has only been flying for a few months, but she has already logged more than 80 hours.
  7. a pitcher who has logged more than a hundred victories

First Known Use of LOG

1699

3log

noun, often attributive

Definition of LOG

:  logarithm

Origin of LOG

by shortening
First Known Use: 1631

4log

abbreviation

Definition of LOG

logic
LOG- Defined for Kids

1log

noun \ˈlg, ˈläg\

Definition of LOG for Kids

1
:  a large piece of a cut or fallen tree
2
:  a long piece of a tree trunk ready for sawing
3
:  the record of a ship's voyage or of an aircraft's flight <the captain's log>
4
:  a record of performance, events, or daily activities <a computer log>

2log

verb
loggedlog·ging

Definition of LOG for Kids

1
:  to engage in cutting trees for timber
2
:  to make an official record of <We log all deliveries to the store.>
log on
:  to connect to a computer or network
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