verb (used with object), back·logged, back·log·ging.
verb (used without object), back·logged, back·log·ging.
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Example sentences from the Web for backlog
There is a significant backlog of these upgrade requests, and the pandemic will add to it, further delaying access to health care and other benefits.Eight reasons COVID-19 has hit veterans particularly hard|By Jamie Rowen/The Conversation|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
This caused a backlog that resulted in some voters getting their ballot days before the election and some not receiving them at all.
Steinecker, who was appointed to lead the California Department of Public Health in 2018, said progress against a complaint backlog stalled this spring when the agency shifted to infection control and personal protective equipment.Sacramento Report: Enforcement Questions Loom Over Schools, Nursing Homes|Kara Grant and Jared Whitlock|October 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Someone told her it was backlog in the system and would be sorted out.The trend that helps explain why the economy is still in trouble — and the recovery is uneven|Heather Long, Andrew Van Dam|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The longer the pandemic drags on, the larger the backlog of young people, according to Economic Policy Institute senior economist Elise Gould.Are America’s twenty-somethings doomed to become a lost generation?|Bernhard Warner|October 24, 2020|Fortune
Over 1,000 Iraqis were backlogged – waiting for months or even years, stuck in various stages of the process.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After 9/11, applications surged and backlogged processing for at times up to a year.
All those backlogged projects are coming onto the market at once.
Federal courthouses are backlogged and stuffed to the gills as it is.
Meanwhile, the total number of backlogged cases actually grew.Supreme Court Immigration Ruling in Arizona v. U.S. Got It Backward|Robert M. Morgenthau|July 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST