Associations to the word «Log»


LOG, symbol. (mathematics) logarithm
LOG, noun. The trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches.
LOG, noun. Any bulky piece as cut from the above, used as timber, fuel etc.
LOG, noun. Anything shaped like a log; a cylinder.
LOG, noun. (nautical) A floating device, usually of wood, used in navigation to estimate the speed of a vessel through water.
LOG, noun. A logbook.
LOG, noun. (figuratively) A blockhead; a very stupid person.
LOG, noun. (surfing slang) A longboard.
LOG, noun. (figuratively) A rolled cake with filling.
LOG, noun. (mining) A weight or block near the free end of a hoisting rope to prevent it from being drawn through the sheave.
LOG, noun. (vulgar) A piece of feces.
LOG, verb. (transitive) To cut trees into logs.
LOG, verb. (transitive) To cut down (trees).
LOG, verb. (transitive) To travel at a specified speed, as ascertained by chip log.
LOG, verb. (intransitive) To cut down trees in an area, harvesting and transporting the logs as wood.
LOG, noun. A logbook, or journal of a vessel (or aircraft)'s progress
LOG, noun. A chronological record of actions, performances, computer/network usage, etc.
LOG, verb. (transitive) To make, to add an entry (or more) in a log or logbook.
LOG, verb. (transitive) To travel (a distance) as shown in a logbook
LOG, verb. (obsolete) To move to and fro; to rock.
LOG, noun. A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing 2.37 gills.
LOG, noun. Logarithm.
LOG BOAT, noun. A dugout
LOG BOOK, noun. Alternative form of logbook
LOG BURNER, noun. Alternative form of log-burner
LOG BURNERS, noun. Plural of log burner
LOG CABIN, noun. A small simple dwelling made from logs.
LOG CABINS, noun. Plural of log cabin
LOG DOG, noun. A device for holding a log in place while it is being worked on. Either metal rods driven into the wood or a mechanical clamping device (perhaps hydraulic or pneumatically activated).
LOG DRIVE, noun. (US) the transport of timber down a river to a sawmill as a floating raft
LOG DRIVES, noun. Plural of log drive
LOG FLUME, noun. A flume specifically constructed to transport lumber and logs down mountainous terrain to a sawmill by using flowing water.
LOG FLUME, noun. (by extension) An amusement park ride where passengers sit in a hollow log and travel along a track or circuit powered mostly by the flow of water.
LOG FLUMES, noun. Plural of log flume
LOG IN, verb. (computing) To gain access to a computer system, usually by providing a previously agreed upon username and password.
LOG JAM, noun. Alternative spelling of logjam
LOG OFF, verb. To log out
LOG OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To depart from conversation; to say goodbye.
LOG ON, verb. To log in.
LOG ON, verb. To visit a Web site; construed with to.
LOG OUT, verb. (computing) to exit an account in a computer system so that it doesn't recognize you until you log in again.

Dictionary definition

LOG, noun. A segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches.
LOG, noun. The exponent required to produce a given number.
LOG, noun. A written record of messages sent or received; "they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"; "an email log".
LOG, noun. A written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane).
LOG, noun. 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.
LOG, verb. Enter into a log, as on ships and planes.
LOG, verb. Cut lumber, as in woods and forests.

Wise words

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