verb (used with object), logged, log·ging.
verb (used without object), logged, log·ging.
- Also log on, sign on. Computers. to enter identifying data, as a username or password, into a database, mobile device, or computer, especially a multiuser computer or a remote or networked system, so as to to access and use it: Log in to start your work session. Log in to your account to pay your bill online.
- to enter or include any item of information or data in a record, account, etc.
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Origin of log1
OTHER WORDS FROM logloggish, adjectiveun·logged, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for log
They logged every incident and released depressing day-by-day accounts of the carnage.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year, it began to recover a bit for the first time since the meltdown—it was logged at $52,100 in June 2013.
Being “on the clock,” Uber drivers have explained to me, means that they are logged on to the app.
Being "on the clock," various Uber drivers have explained to me, means that they are logged on to the app.Uber’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Surge Pricing. What If It’s Sexual Harassment by Drivers?|Olivia Nuzzi|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gladwell, however, is mostly interested in the ungodly number of hours they logged on stage.The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance|Andrew Romano|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The total area is divided so that as the timber is logged in rotation a continuous cutting will be assured.Motor Truck Logging Methods|Frederick Malcolm Knapp
He found them posted in a logged barn, strongly secured by abattis, and inaccessible to cavalry.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5)|John Marshall
Those that would split were cut down and made into rails, while others were left to rot or logged up and burned.Sustained honor|John R. Musick,
I got home and made myself a sandwich and logged into the Xnet.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
It was then he logged that Cullerne Tower was not to be seen, though the air was clear and the ship but six miles from shore.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
British Dictionary definitions for log (1 of 3)
- a section of the trunk or a main branch of a tree, when stripped of branches
- (modifier) constructed out of logsa log cabin
- a detailed record of a voyage of a ship or aircraft
- a record of the hours flown by pilots and aircrews
- a book in which these records are made; logbook
- a device consisting of a float with an attached line, formerly used to measure the speed of a shipSee also chip log
- heave the log to determine a ship's speed with such a device
verb logs, logging or logged
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Idioms and Phrases with log
In addition to the idiom beginning with log
- log in
- easy as pie (rolling off a log)
- like a bump on a log
- sleep like a log