Meaning of LOG in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ lɒg, AM lɔ:g ]

( logs, logging, logged)


A log is a piece of a thick branch or of the trunk of a tree that has been cut so that it can be used for fuel or for making things.

He dumped the logs on the big stone hearth.

...the original log cabin where Lincoln was born.

N-COUNT : oft N n


A log is an official written account of what happens each day, for example on board a ship.

The family made an official complaint to a ship’s officer, which was recorded in the log.



If you log an event or fact, you record it officially in writing or on a computer.

Details of the crime are then logged in the computer.

= record

VERB : V n


see also logging

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