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logging

[law-ging, log-ing] /ˈlɔ gɪŋ, ˈlɒg ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process, work, or business of cutting down trees and transporting the logs to sawmills.
2.
Nautical. a deduction from the pay of a sailor, made as a fine or forfeit and recorded in the logbook of the ship.
Origin of logging
1700-1710
1700-10, Americanism; log1 + -ing1
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logging

/ˈlɒɡɪŋ/
noun
1.
the work of felling, trimming, and transporting timber
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logging

n.

"act of felling timber," 1706, verbal noun from log (v.1).

"act of recording in a log," 1941, verbal noun from log (v.2).

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