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  1. log
    IPA[lôɡ]
  2. noun

    • 1. a part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off:

      she tripped over a fallen log a roaring log fire
      Synonym : chunk of wood, branch, tree trunk, bole, stump, block of wood, billet, timber
    • 2. an official record of events during the voyage of a ship or aircraft:

      a ship's log
      Synonym : record, register, logbook, journal, diary, chronicle, daybook, record book, ledger, chart, account, tally, minutes, write-up
    • 3. a regular or systematic record of incidents or observations:

      keep a detailed log of your activities
      Synonym : record, register, logbook, journal, diary, chronicle, daybook, record book, ledger, chart, account, tally, minutes, write-up
    • 4. an apparatus for determining the speed of a ship, originally consisting of a float attached to a knotted line wound on a reel, the distance run out in a certain time being used as an estimate of the vessel's speed.

    • 5. the Ranfurly Shield, an interprovincial rugby union trophy competed for annually in New Zealand:

      errors late in the game cost them a shot at the log of wood

    verb

    • 1. enter (an incident or fact) in the log of a ship or aircraft or in another systematic record:

      the incident has to be logged the red book where we log our calls
      Synonym : register, record, make a note of, note down, write down, jot down, book down, set down, put down, put in writing, enter, file, minute, chart, tabulate, catalog
    • 2. (of a ship, aircraft, or pilot) achieve (a certain distance, speed, or time):

      she had logged more than 12,000 miles since she had been launched
      Synonym : attain, achieve, chalk up, make, do, go, cover
    • 3. make a systematic recording of events, observations, or measurements:

      the virus can log keystrokes that you make when you access all sorts of services
    • 4. cut down (an area of forest) in order to exploit the timber commercially.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: log, plural noun: logs

    • v.: verb: log, 3rd person present: logs, gerund or present participle: logging, past tense: logged, past participle: logged

    • noun

      short for logarithm
    • abbreviation

      logic.
    • noun

      a part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off:

      an official record of events during the voyage of a ship or aircraft:

    • verb

      enter (an incident or fact) in the log of a ship or aircraft or in another systematic record:

      (of a ship, aircraft, or pilot) achieve (a certain distance, speed, or time):

    • symbol

      natural logarithm.
    • noun

      short for logarithm
    • noun

      a quantity representing the power to which a fixed number (the base) must be raised to produce a given number:
    • noun

      the activity or business of felling trees and cutting and preparing the timber:
    • noun

      a quantity representing the power to which a fixed number (the base) must be raised to produce a given number:
    • noun

      the activity or business of felling trees and cutting and preparing the timber:
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