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Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)

the large log at the back of a hearth fire

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something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

accumulate and create a backlog

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Although backlog within the infrastructure category remains elevated, it is no longer rising, which indicates the likelihood that infrastructure-related spending will slow once the stimulus funds have been exhausted.
The backlog on naturalization applications in the Los Angeles district now is an average 15 to 18 months, district officials said.
The longest backlog is in the West, where backlog rose 1.
Nationally, the average construction backlog from November 2008 to May 2009 declined by nearly 1.
Once finished with the backlog, the contractual relationship will continue to allow the current year's abstracts to be completed and the registry to stay up-to-date as new patients are diagnosed.
Backlogs for the adidas brand at the end of the first quarter of 2006 increased 12% versus the prior year on a currency-neutral basis.
Fitch is also concerned about several aspects of BBD's regional aircraft business, including low orders, rapidly declining backlog, the difficult financing environment, and the possibility that the RJ market has matured.
Given improving results in earnings and backlog, the board of directors, at its meeting today, voted to increase from $0.
As anticipated, the acquisition brought a variety of problems, including the need to close their plant, or transfer many employees, and produce their poorly priced order backlogs.
Department of Justice (DOJ)-to help reduce DNA backlogs in local law enforcement agencies.
In 2007, GAO reported that real-property-holding agencies and the administration had made progress toward managing their real property, but underlying problems, such as backlogs in repair and maintenance, still existed and six agencies reported having over $1 billion in repair and maintenance backlogs.
Last year, the federal government awarded 46 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia nearly $43 million to help eliminate backlogs.
As a result, the impact of backlogs and turnaround time degradations can be far more damaging than in prior days when products had advantageous and unique features.
ISM's Backlog of Orders Index registered 63%, indicating manufacturers' backlogs in May were higher when compared to April.
Cooper was the leader of the task force which was charged with identifying ways to allow VA's employees to spend more time on processing claims, improving the basic claims process, enhancing accountability at all levels, and emphasizing and encouraging all VA offices to attack the problem of claims backlogs," said DAV National Service Director Kenneth D.