log

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
log

Plural
logs

Logs
  1. A log is a piece of wood that is long and round. It is part of a tree that was cut off the tree.
    We need another log to make a nice big fire.
  2. A log is a place where people or computer programs write things when they happen, and they write the date (and maybe the time) every time they write something.
    We need to keep a log of everyone going into and out of this building.
  3. In mathematics, a log is a logarithm.


Verb[change]

Plain form
log

Third-person singular
logs

Past tense
logged

Past participle
logged

Present participle
logging

  1. When people log a forest, they cut down the trees to make logs.
    This was a forest here, but it was logged a few years ago.
  2. When someone logs something, they write it in a log book.
    Make sure you log that so we'll remember what time it happened.