log·​ger | \ ˈlȯ-gər How to pronounce logger (audio) , ˈlä-\

Definition of logger

: one engaged in logging

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Synonyms for logger


jack, lumberjack, lumberman

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Examples of logger in a Sentence

the loggers were obliged to plant as many trees as they cut down

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These two tools, plus the old reliable, dynamite, have a long history among American loggers. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The Lost Art of Floating Logs Down the River," 16 Feb. 2019 As loggers have cut and cleared the forests the caribou need to survive, the last mountain caribou in Washington are being pushed out of their primordial habitat. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "David Moskowitz captures the beauty — and fragility — of the Northwest’s mountain caribou," 11 Feb. 2019 The most deadly job in California – and across the nation – is working as a logger. Phillip Reese, sacbee, "Is it more dangerous to be a cop, a pilot or a logger? The 12 most deadly jobs in California | The Sacramento Bee," 25 Apr. 2018 Moskowitz does not shy away from the conflict, capturing with his camera loggers busily felling old growth. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "David Moskowitz captures the beauty — and fragility — of the Northwest’s mountain caribou," 11 Feb. 2019 Next came the European explorers (the Dutchman Abel Tasman in 1646, the Englishman James Cook in 1769, and the Frenchman Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne in 1772), followed by missionaries, whalers, sealers, loggers, gold prospectors. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "We Should All Just Move to New Zealand," 17 Jan. 2019 Since vaccines have to be kept at a certain temperature to ensure their efficacy, the drone was equipped with Styrofoam boxes with ice packs and a temperature logger. Sam Blum, Popular Mechanics, "Drone-Delivered Vaccines Are Launching a New Era of Health Aid," 18 Dec. 2018 By then, his special shallow-craft boat had become popular with loggers and oil drillers. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "D-Day: How New Orleans technology helped win the battle and World War II," 6 June 2018 The teeth of the sixgill shark work like a crosscut saw, and tore into the Carcharocles angustidens like loggers felling a tree. Jamie Seidel, Fox News, "Prehistoric survivor? How we know the 'Meg' is dead," 15 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of logger

1732, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of logger

: someone whose job is to cut down trees for wood

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