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log meaning

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Synonyms of "log""log" in a sentence
  • Noun: log  lóg
    1. A segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches 
    2. The exponent required to produce a given number
      - logarithm 
    3. A written record of messages sent or received
      "they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"; "an email log" 
    4. A written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane) 
    5. Measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
    Verb: log (logged,logging)  lóg
    1. Enter into a log, as on ships and planes 
    2. Cut lumber, as in woods and forests
      - lumber

    Derived forms: logs, logged, logging

    See also: log up, logger, logging

    Type of: cut down, drop, enter, exponent, fell, index, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, power, put down, record, strike down, wood, written account, written record

    Part of: ship

    Encyclopedia: Log

  • [British slang]
    Noun. A lump of excrement. From its vague similarity to a to a sawn tree trunk.

  • [Business]
    AmE ; / verb, noun

    verb [+ obj] (-gg-)


    to put information in an official record or write a record of events:

    The system is designed to help trainees log their progress.

    All incoming support calls are logged.



    to do or get a large amount of sth:

    They logged about $60 million in sales last year.

    Many employees have logged more hours at work than at home in recent weeks.

    The shares have logged gains of about 60% since October.


    log in/on; log into/onto sth

    to perform the actions that allow you to begin using a computer system:

    You need a password to log on.

    Subscribers come to the site and log in.

    log off/out; log off/out of sth

    to perform the actions that allow you to finish using a computer system:

    Log out before switching the computer off.

    Please log off after each session for security reasons, especially when using shared computers.

    noun [C]

    1 (also logbook)

    a record of events during a particular period of time:

    At the end of the month, the accountant receives copies of the weekly logs.

    2 (HR )

    in Australia, a set of demands for better pay or conditions, especially claims made by a trade union to an industrial tribunal (= a type of court that deals with disagreements between employers and employees)

  • [Defence]

  • [Electronics]
    1. Abbreviation of LOGARITHM.
    2. A continuous record of communications kept by a station, or a record of the operation of an equipment.

    g10 Abbreviation of common logarithm (base-10 logarithm). Also called Briggsian logarithm.

  • [Engineering]
    "The record of, or the act or process of recording, events or the type and characteristics of the rock penetrated in drilling a borehole as evidenced by the cuttings, core recovered, or information obtained from electronic devices."

  • [Oil and gas]
    A detailed record of the physical nature of formations and/or fluids contained within formations penetrated during drilling operations. Data recorded may consist of electrical, radioactive or acoustic surveys, descriptions of borehole cuttings, core analysis, or any other physical correlation with depth.

  • [Computer]
  • No one makes singing stocks from a big log.
  • He dragged out the log and laid it down.
  • All the trees have been sawn up into logs.
  • They rafted the logs down the river.
  • The current swept the logs down the river.
  • We watched the logs floating towards the mill ..
  • A log was swinging toward me.
  • The floors were made of smaller logs.
  • Tell juan to get the fix and log it right away.
  • A flame darted from the logs.
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