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"log" in American English

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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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"log" in British English

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lognoun [C]

uk   /lɒɡ/  us   /lɑːɡ/

logverb

uk   /lɒɡ/  us   /lɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
(Definition of log from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"log" in Business English

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logverb [T]

uk   us   /lɒɡ/ (-gg-)
to write something down to make an official record of it: log sth in/into sth Supervisors log an employee's driver's license number into a database.log a call/claim/complaint During the first seven months of the year, the company logged 170 complaints.
to manage to do or get a particular number of something, especially a large number: The company has logged about 550 orders for new aircraft this year.
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lognoun [C]

uk   us   /lɒɡ/ (also log book)
an official record of something: keep a log (of sth) You should keep a log of your business travel to ensure you have proof of your expenses.a user/visitor log The security guard wrote our names in the visitor log.a learning/maintenance/production log The repairmen keep detailed maintenance log books. a flight/ship's loga daily/weekly/monthly log Project managers are instructed to keep a daily log of their activities.
(Definition of log from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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