blog

noun
\ ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio) , ˈbläg \

Definition of blog

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 computers : a website that contains online personal reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks, videos, and photographs provided by the writer also : the contents of such a site
2 : a regular feature appearing as part of an online publication that typically relates to a particular topic and consists of articles and personal commentary by one or more authors a technology blog

blog

verb
blogged; blogging

Definition of blog (Entry 2 of 2)

1 intransitive : to write or have a blog He released experimental versions, blogged about his game-design decisions as he made them and uploaded … videos to YouTube.— Harry McCracken
2 transitive : to write or write about (something) on a blog Appropriately, he blogged his own retirement on Monday.— Tom Verducci

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Other Words from blog

Noun

bloggy \ ˈblȯ-​gē How to pronounce bloggy (audio) , ˈblä-​ \ adjective bloggier; bloggiest
… traditional media are trying to adapt to a bloggier, more opinionated age … — James Poniewozik

Verb

blogging \ ˈblȯ-​giŋ How to pronounce blogging (audio) , ˈblä-​ \ noun
Many soldiers also find blogging a useful way to help deal with reorientation to civilian life in the United States—what Vietnam vets called being "back in the world." — Brad Knickerbocker

Examples of blog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The four white mounds, which are up to 3 feet high and dozens of feet across, were first seen in October, according to a blog post by Utah State Parks officials. Fox News, "Rare 'Martian' mineral mounds appear in Utah's Great Salt Lake," 17 Jan. 2020 But the organization supports the changes, describing them in an August blog post as unfortunate, but necessary. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, "OPERS approves future health benefits cuts for retirees," 15 Jan. 2020 Neal Ziring, technical director of the NSA's cybersecurity directorate, said in a blog post Tuesday. Matt O'brien, Anchorage Daily News, "NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued," 15 Jan. 2020 The restaurants earned their spots on the list of top U.S. restaurants based on Yelp ratings, review volume and curating from Yelp's community managers around the country, according to the Yelp blog post. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "These Arizona restaurants are some of the best in the U.S., according to Yelp's top 100," 9 Jan. 2020 As the company explains in a blog post, its machine learning model uses a variety of clues, including feedback from Facebook users, to flag potentially false content. Amrita Khalid, Quartz, "Facebook’s deepfake ban ignores most visual misinformation," 8 Jan. 2020 The donation, according to a blog post by the Houston Zoo, was sent to the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund, which is being run by Zoos Victoria. Danny Hermosillo, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Zoo donates $5,000 to help Australian animals hurt by wildfires," 8 Jan. 2020 In an October blog post, Abnousi said the feature will also suggest free clinics for the uninsured. Sidney Fussell, The Atlantic, "Facebook Just Wants to Help (Itself)," 8 Jan. 2020 And just a few years ago, the amateur mathematician Philip Gibbs, inspired by a blog post from the mathematician John Baez, proposed some new pieces to cut off. Quanta Magazine, "How Simple Math Can Cover Even the Most Complex Holes," 8 Jan. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Madison County Sheriff Travis Neeley said, according to a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children blog post. Fox News, "Girl found dead in suitcase in Texas 3 years ago may have been from Arizona, officials say," 18 Sep. 2019 Marni Elyse Katz blogs about design at StyleCarrot.com. Boston.com Real Estate, "Room to Love: In silver, a podium-worthy living room design," 13 Nov. 2019 Welcome to our live updates blog as the Detroit Lions take on the Chicago Bears at 1 p.m. (CBS) from Soldier Field. Follow the action and join the friendly banter with fellow readers. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions lose to Chicago Bears, 20-13: Blog recap," 10 Nov. 2019 The reason so many users of the Avid Media Composer program were affected, Mac enterprise blog Mr. Macintosh reported, is that some users of the film-editing software must disable SIP when using third-party graphics cards. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "No, it wasn’t a virus; it was Chrome that stopped Macs from booting," 26 Sep. 2019 Troughton-Smith frequently blogs about his experiences coding for Apple platforms. Wired, "A New iOS Arrives, Along With a Few Bugs," 19 Sep. 2019 Ali the Happy VA, who blogs about working from home as a virtual assistant, suggests asking clients for feedback shortly after delivering a project so that your hard work is fresh in their minds. Jamie Ballard, Woman's Day, "How to Become a Virtual Assistant So You Can Work From Home," 7 May 2019 Cleveland Clinic The Health Essentials blog helps publicize the Cleveland Clinic name and broadens its reach. Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com, "What is content marketing? Here are five great examples," 27 Aug. 2019 Some tourists blog about their favorite restaurants, enticing more business. Los Angeles Times, "China suspends independent travel by tourists to Taiwan," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of blog

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blog

Noun

short for Weblog

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21 Jan 2020

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“Blog.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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More Definitions for blog

blog

noun
How to pronounce blog (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of blog

: a Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions, activities, and experiences also : the things that a person writes on such a Web site

blog

noun
\ ˈblȯg, ˈbläg \

Kids Definition of blog

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions, activities, and experiences

blog

verb
blogged; blogging

Kids Definition of blog (Entry 2 of 2)

: to write a blog

Other Words from blog

blogger noun

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