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

Definition of logger

: one engaged in logging

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Examples of logger in a Sentence

the loggers were obliged to plant as many trees as they cut down
Recent Examples on the Web Folklorists trace the figure of Bigfoot to a combination of factors and sources, including folklore surrounding the European wild man figure, folk belief among Native Americans and loggers, and a cultural increase in environmental concerns. Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian, Cincinnati.com, "Bigfoot-like creature spotted at Salt Fork State Park in Ohio, men claim," 10 Feb. 2020 Our elders taught us how to fight the rubber tappers and the oil companies and the loggers. Mitch Anderson, Time, ""Go Make Camps Deeper in the Forest." How the Amazon's Indigenous People are Handling the Threat of the Coronavirus," 24 Apr. 2020 Northern white-cheeked gibbons are approaching extinction in the wild as loggers clear significant portions of Southeast Asia’s evergreen forests to produce timber products like lumber and paper. National Geographic, "See the Full Archive," 21 Apr. 2020 The team fitted foraging albatrosses with loggers which detected the presence of vessels and immediately transmitted the information to the authorities. Aleesha Khaliq, CNN, "Albatrosses fitted with tracking devices are helping to crack down on illegal fishing," 28 Jan. 2020 Stands of trees that once required a crew of loggers to cut can now be felled by one person in a single machine. ProPublica, "Help Us Understand Logging and Timber Practices Across Oregon," 17 Jan. 2020 Raised on Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. Bryant was a seaman, a carpenter, a ditch-digger, a logger, a cook, and a dock builder. Robert D. Mcfadden, BostonGlobe.com, "Nelson Bryant, supreme chronicler of outdoor life,," 15 Jan. 2020 They were likely set by cattle ranchers, farmers, and loggers to clear the land for commercial purposes. Vanessa Barbara, Vogue, "Vegetarianism, Resistance, and the Amazon—How One Brazilian Journalist Is Fighting Climate Change," 10 Dec. 2019 Raised on Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. Bryant was a seaman, a carpenter, a ditch digger, a logger, a cook and a dock builder. Robert D. Mcfadden, New York Times, "Nelson Bryant, ‘Supreme Chronicler’ of Outdoor Life, Dies at 96," 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of logger

1732, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of logger was in 1732

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18 May 2020

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“Logger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logger. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of logger

: someone whose job is to cut down trees for wood

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