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See also lóg, lög, and løg

Translingual[]

Wikipedia

Symbol[]

Log

  1. (mathematics) logarithm
    if then
Related terms[]
  • lb, ld, lg, ln

English[]

Pronunciation[]

Wikipedia

Etymology 1[]

Recorded since 1398, of unknown origin. The theory from Old Norse lág (a felled tree)[1] is widely doubted on phonological grounds; an alternative is sound expression of the notion of something massive

Noun[]

Singular
Log

Plural
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Log ({{{1}}})

  1. The trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches.
    They walked across the stream on a fallen log.
  2. Any bulky piece as cut from the above, used as timber, fuel etc.
  3. Template:Nautical A chip log, a device used in navigation to estimate the speed of a vessel through water.
  4. A logbook.
  5. (figuratively) A blockhead, very dumb person.
  6. (surfing slang) A longboard.
    I know he hadn’t surfed on a log much in his childhood — Neal Miyake 1999 [1]
  7. (figuratively) A rolled cake with filling; Swiss roll.
Derived terms[]
Translations[]
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Log

Third person singular
log

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to Log (third-person singular simple present log, present participle g, simple past and past participle ing)

  1. (transitive) To cut trees into logs
  2. (transitive) To cut down (trees).
  3. (transitive) To travel at a specified speed, as ascertained by log chip
  4. (intransitive) To cut down trees in an area, harvesting and transporting the logs as wood
Derived terms[]
  • logger
Related terms[]
  • (to cut down trees): logging
Translations[]

Etymology 2[]

From logbook, itself from log (above) + book

Noun[]

Singular
Log

Plural
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Log ({{{1}}})

  1. A logbook, or journal of a vessel (or aircraft)'s progress
  2. A chronological record of actions, performances, computer/network usage, etc.
Derived terms[]
  • weblog
Translations[]
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Log

Third person singular
log

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to Log (third-person singular simple present log, present participle g, simple past and past participle ing)

  1. (transitive) To make, to add an entry (or more) in a log(book).
  2. (transitive) To travel (a distance) as shown in a logbook
Derived terms[]
  • log in
Related terms[]
  • (to add an entry to a log): logbook, weblog/blog, log out/log off, log in/log on
Translations[]

References[]


Dutch[]

Etymology 1[]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Presumably Germanic, cognates may include English log, lag, Middle Low German luggich 'slow'

Adjective[]

Template:Nl-adj

  1. lumbering, inert, slow in movement; immobile
  2. (originally) plumb, (too) heavy in built ande/or weight
  3. cumbersome, hard to move or change
  4. dull, uninspired
Declension[]

Template:Nl-decl-adj

Derived terms[]
  • logheid
  • logte
  • loggat
  • loggroot (adjective)
  • logzwaar (adjective)
  • verloggen

Etymology 2[]

Germanic: cognate with liegen 'to (tell a) lie', German lügen

Noun[]

Log n. (plural loggen, diminutive Logje, diminutive plural Logjes)

  1. A lie, violation of the truth
Derived terms[]
  • logbaar
  • onlogbaar

Etymology 3[]

Germanic: from equivalent German Loch 'hole, opening, cavity'

Noun[]

Log n. (plural loggen, diminutive Logje, diminutive plural Logjes)

  1. (obsolete) An alternative form of loch
Derived terms[]
  • jammerlog n.
  • loggat n.
  • schutlog n.

Etymology 4[]

Germanic: from English log (see above), sense (and short for) chip log

Noun[]

Log (plural loggen, diminutive Logje, diminutive plural Logjes)

  1. A chip log, instrument to measure a vessel's speed
Synonyms[]
  • (derivation) logplankje n.
Derived terms[]
  • (by type) leklog, handlog, patentlog
  • logboek n. (perhaps from English logbook)
  • loggen
  • logglas n.
  • loggekas
  • loglijn, loglijnknoop
  • logmerk n.
  • logrol
  • logschuitje n.
  • logtafel

Verb form[]

Log

  1. imperative and singular present imperfect forms of loggen (see above)

German[]

Verb[]

Log

  1. Template:De-verb form of
  2. Template:De-verb form of

Latvian[]

Noun[]

log

  1. Singular vocative of logs.

Declension[]

singular plural
nominative logs logi
genitive loga logu
dative logam logiem
accusative logu logus
locative logā logos
vocative log logi

Old English[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Germanic *loga-, from Indo-European *legh-. Cognate with Old Frisian lōch, Old High German luog. The IE root is also the source of Greek λεκτρον, Latin lectus ‘bed’, Celtic *leg- (Old Irish lige, Irish luighe), Slavic *ležati (Russian лежать).

Noun[]

lōg n.

  1. A place, stead
    on his log: in his place; instead of him.
Related terms[]
  • licgan
  • lecgan

Etymology 2[]

Inflected forms.

Verb form[]

lōg

  1. first-person singular preterite of lēan
  2. third-person singular preterite of lēan

Slovene[]

Noun[]

lóg

  1. A grove
  2. A small forest

Swedish[]

Verb form[]

log

  1. Template:Sv-verb-form-past

Volapük[]

Etymology[]

Compound of French le and German Auge

Noun[]

log

  1. An eye

Declension[]

Template:Vo-noun

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