HyperDic: log

English > 7 senses of the word log:
NOUNsubstanceloga segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
communicationlog, logarithmthe exponent required to produce a given number
communicationloga written record of messages sent or received
communicationloga written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
artifactlogmeasuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
VERBcommunicationlogenter into a log, as on ships and planes
contactlog, lumbercut lumber, as in woods and forests / forests
log > pronunciation
Soundslao'g
Rhymesanalog ... watchdog: 25 rhymes with aog...
English > log: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches.
Narrowernurse logA large decomposing tree trunk that has fallen, usually in a forest / forest
saw loglog large enough to be sawed into boards
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Spanishleño, registro, tronco
Catalantronc
Verbslogcut lumber, as in woods and forests / forests
English > log: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe exponent required to produce a given number.
Synonymlogarithm
Narrowercommon logarithmA logarithm to the base 10
natural logarithm, Napierian logarithmA logarithm to the base e
Broaderexponent, power, indexA mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
Spanishlogaritmo
Catalanlogaritme
English > log: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA written record of messages sent or received.
Examples
  • "they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"
  • "an email log"
Broaderwritten record, written accountA written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
English > log: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane).
Categoryairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
shipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Broaderwritten record, written accountA written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
Verbslogenter into a log, as on ships and planes
English > log: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningmeasuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water.
Part ofshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Partslog lineA knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to it
Narrowerharpoon logA cylindrical log with a device that registers distance
patent log, screw log, taffrail logA cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishcorredera, registro
Catalancorredera
English > log: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningEnter into a log, as on ships and planes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
See alsolog uprecord a distance travelled
Spanishregistrar
Nounsloga written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
English > log: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut lumber, as in woods and forests / forests.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymlumber
Broaderfell, drop, strike down, cut downCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
Spanishmaderar, tronzar
Nounsloga segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
loggera person who fells trees
loggingthe work of cutting down trees for timber

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