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Origin of log

1
1350–1400; Middle English logge, variant of lugge pole, limb of tree; compare obsolete logget pole; see lugsail, logbook

OTHER WORDS FROM log

loggish, adjectiveun·logged, adjective

Other definitions for log (2 of 5)

log2
[ lawg, log ]
/ lɔg, lɒg /

noun
Mathematics. logarithm.

Other definitions for log (3 of 5)

log-

variant of logo- before a vowel: logarithm.

Other definitions for log (4 of 5)

-log

variant of -logue: analog.

Other definitions for log (5 of 5)

log.

abbreviation
logic.
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How to use log in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for log (1 of 3)

log1
/ (lɒɡ) /

noun
verb logs, logging or logged

Word Origin for log

C14: origin obscure

British Dictionary definitions for log (2 of 3)

log2
/ (lɒɡ) /

noun
short for logarithm

British Dictionary definitions for log (3 of 3)

-log

combining form
a US variant of -logue
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Scientific definitions for log

log
[ lôg ]

A logarithm.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with log

log

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