Definitions of log

  1. To enter in a ship's log book; as, to log the miles run.
  2. To enter in a logbook.
  3. To cut, as logs.
  4. To engage in the business of cutting or transporting logs for timber; to get out logs.
  5. To move to and fro; to rock.
  6. To hew down and get out trees.
  7. enter into a log, as on ships and planes
  8. a written record of messages sent or received; " they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"; " an email log"
  9. Logging.
  10. measuring 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
  11. a written record of events on a voyage ( of a ship or plane)
  12. a written record of the transmissions by a radio station
  13. the exponent required to produce a given number
  14. a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  15. A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing 2. 37 gills.
  16. A bulky piece of wood which has not been shaped by hewing or sawing.
  17. An apparatus for measuring the rate of a ship's motion through the water.
  18. Hence: The record of the rate of ship's speed or of her daily progress; also, the full nautical record of a ship's cruise or voyage; a log slate; a log book.
  19. A record and tabulated statement of the work done by an engine, as of a steamship, of the coal consumed, and of other items relating to the performance of machinery during a given time.
  20. A weight or block near the free end of a hoisting rope to prevent it from being drawn through the sheave.
  21. A piece of timber in its natural state; the record of a ship's daily progress; called also logbook; an instrument for measuring the rate of progress of a ship.
  22. A Hebrew liquid measure- ¾ or 5/ 6 of a pint.
  23. A bulky piece of wood: ( naut.) a piece of wood, with a line, for measuring the speed of a ship.
  24. A large piece of wood; float to measure a ship's speed; daily register of a ship's course, & c.
  25. A bulky piece of timber.
  26. A weighted board for showing the speed of a vessel, by drawing a line in trailing behind; record of the daily progress and affairs of a vessel.
  27. A bulky piece of timber unhewed; a piece of board with a line for measuring the rate of a ship; the log- book.
  28. A Hebrew liquid measure, variously reckoned at 3/ 4 or 3/ 8 of a pint.
  29. An unhewn or undressed piece of timber not adapted to any special purpose; a large heavy piece of firewood; among seamen, a little board so fixed as to remain upright and motionless in the water, while the ship moves on, for the purpose of ascertaining the rate of sailing; a school register of daily proceedings, progress, and remarks; the log or log- book, a book used in registering the rate of a ship's velocity, as indicated by the log, with notes on the state of the weather and incidents of the voyage, & c.
  30. A Jewish liquid measure, containing about five- sixths of a pint.
  31. For logarithm, which see.
  32. Logged.