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logging

[ law-ging, log-ing ]
/ ˈlɔ gɪŋ, ˈlɒg ɪŋ /
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noun

the process, work, or business of cutting down trees and transporting the logs to sawmills.
Nautical. a deduction from the pay of a sailor, made as a fine or forfeit and recorded in the logbook of the ship.

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Origin of logging

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10; log1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for logging

logging
/ (ˈlɒɡɪŋ) /

noun

the work of felling, trimming, and transporting timber
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