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lognoun [C]

 us   /lɔɡ, lɑɡ/

log noun [C] (WOOD)

a thick piece of tree trunk or branch: Stack the logs near the fireplace.

log noun [C] (RECORD)

a full, written record of a trip, a period of time, or an event: a ship’s log

logverb

 us   /lɔɡ, lɑɡ/ (-gg-)

log verb (RECORD)

[T] to put information into a written record: [T] The police have logged several complaints about loud parties in that building. [T] He has logged over 1500 hours of flying time (= flown and recorded this amount).

log verb (WOOD)

[I/T] to cut down trees for their wood, or to remove trees from a place by cutting them down: [T] Timber companies logged these mountains for years. [T] The Bureau of Land Management is reviewing plans to log more trees in Western Oregon.
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