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Synonyms for log

Synonyms for log

a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

the exponent required to produce a given number

a written record of messages sent or received

a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)

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

enter into a log, as on ships and planes

cut lumber, as in woods and forests

References in classic literature ?
Lying flat on the logs, keeping perfectly quiet, waiting till the minnows came close, we would make swift passes with our hands.
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
The inhabitants of Cincinnati are proud of their city as one of the most interesting in America: and with good reason: for beautiful and thriving as it is now, and containing, as it does, a population of fifty thousand souls, but two-and-fifty years have passed away since the ground on which it stands (bought at that time for a few dollars) was a wild wood, and its citizens were but a handful of dwellers in scattered log huts upon the river's shore.
Nell, I say;--I hope it is an army of red-skins she has in her eye; for I should relish the chance to pay them for their kindness, under the favour of these logs and rocks
Ay, my tonguey gentleman, I have seen father and mother and three children, yourself for one, published on the logs and stubs of the settlements, with dollars enough for reward to have made an honest man rich, for--"
Ishmael, however, directed his footsteps to a point where an ascent might be made through a narrow cleft, which he had taken the precaution to fortify with a breast-work of cottonwood logs, and which, in its turn, was defended by a chevaux-de-frise of the branches of the same tree.
These tenements were, as already mentioned, of that class which are so often seen on the borders, and such as belonged to the infancy of architecture; being simply formed of logs, bark, and poles.
Some see nothing fatal in the disagreements within Log Cabin.
Forest Service (USFS) want to log it; environmental groups want to save it.
com, restored the audio of the Yule Log for WPIX, a process that took several months.
The report said that the logs, which were recorded on floppy computer disks and on paper printouts, had been shipped after the war from Saudi Arabia to the headquarters of the U.
Admitted assets of LOG as of June 30, 1994, totaled approximately $2.
The mill owner informed the officer that he had stopped doing business with the suspect when the suspect had attempted to steal a log from the mill several months earlier.
A plan to log two-thirds of Clayoquot, announced in 1993, led to the largest civil disobedience protest in Canada's history, resulting in the arrest of 900 people.
To complete the scope of this trial, future research will use the database of digitized random-width boards to link measured log parameters such as small-end diameter, taper, sweep, log branch size, and internode index to the quality of the random-width boards produced from these logs.