verb (used with object), back·logged, back·log·ging.
to hold in reserve, as for future handling or repair.
to enter and acknowledge (an order) for future shipment.
verb (used without object), back·logged, back·log·ging.
to accumulate in a backlog: Orders are starting to backlog faster than we can process them.
Origin of backlog
Synonyms for backlog
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an accumulation of uncompleted work, unsold stock, etc, to be dealt with
mainly US and Canadian a large log at the back of a fireplace
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