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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: logged, logging, logs

See also: log up

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, Ruse