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
Your phone is also listening for the chirps coming from other phones, keeping a rolling 14-day log of all the phones you come near.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Jarring, then, to find one surrounded by leaves and mossy logs.
It’s not going to slice through large logs, but it does a hell of a job carving kindling or cutting into a branch to find dry wood.
Your quest log is no longer overwhelming, thanks to Ubisoft’s solution to side quests, transforming them into moments called “world events.”‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ impressions: Rekindling the spirit of the series|Elise Favis|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The agency told the court Wednesday that many of the 300,000 unscanned ballots were delivered before the election, though it did not provide any data or election mail logs to support that assertion.USPS ballot problems unlikely to change outcomes in competitive states|Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
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
Still, all these niceties logged, there is no getting away from the crazy coaches and poor kids.
The Calypso is water-logged, will no longer obey her helm, and must surely sink.The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
She answered it, and away we floundered, almost water-logged, to our former place of anchorage in the Seaconnet Passage.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
In time, he succeeded in reaching the water-logged ship, which rolled uneasily upon the heaving bosom of the deep.Jack Harkaway in New York|Bracebridge Hemyng
Now birch trees do not make good firewood, for when they die they appear to get water-logged, and never burn well.Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees
She had proved herself to be a fast sailer, and had logged sixteen knots, so that much was expected of her.Within The Enemy's Lines|Oliver Optic
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
Word Origin for log
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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