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[ law-ging, log-ing ]


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


/ ˈlɒɡɪŋ /


  1. the work of felling, trimming, and transporting timber

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Word History and Origins

Origin of logging1

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10; log 1 + -ing 1
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Example Sentences

Instead, this type of new-age “computer” taps into the brain’s method for logging, processing, and storing information—all in one place.

That is more than four times the county tax revenue lost because of a decline in logging on federal land.

Water manager Jeff Busto told the crowd that logging had devastated a creek that provided part of the town’s drinking water supply.

While Google Search seems to be working, outside of logging into Google Search, other aspects of Google are not working.

A sort of sulfurous stench would hit your nose, a reminder that logging was king.

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So I drove around the corner to the trailhead of the logging road that led back to the crash site.

As he drove me back to the logging road, Frank told me about the area in his deep voice.

Along with a spreadsheet logging weapons purchases and other expenses, investigators found two documents.

Today, in the name of progress, we have faceless interstate highways, clear-cut logging, and industrial farming.

By logging in through Facebook, women suddenly had access to profiles of their ex-boyfriends, best friends, and one-night stands.

He went back to his hardware store and waited—waited for Crane and Keith to start their inevitable logging operations.

When the logging roads were cut through, the ground failed to freeze because of the thick white covering that overlaid it.

Speeders, motor cars, and hand cars on railroads or logging roads are often used when an agreement has been made with the company.

Lumbermen are specialists who are thoroughly well versed in all that pertains to logging, milling, scaling, and cruising timber.

Seed is collected by Forest officers by stripping cones directly from standing trees or from those felled in logging operations.


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