harpoon log

noun

Definition of harpoon log

: a log consisting of a rotator and a distance-registering device combined in a cylindrical case and towed astern — compare taffrail log

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“Harpoon log.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harpoon%20log. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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