log

I. log log 1 [lɒg ǁ lɒːg, lɑːg] verb logged PTandPP logging PRESPART [transitive]
1. to make a record of each time that something happens:

• The new system logs every call that a customer makes to the company.

2. to change by a particular amount:

• The Consumer Price Index could log a gain of 0.5% in August.

log off also log out phrasal verb [intransitive] COMPUTING
to do the actions that are necessary when you finish using a computer system:

• Make sure all users have logged off before shutting the system down.

log on also log in phrasal verb [intransitive] COMPUTING
to do the necessary actions on a computer system that will allow you to begin using it:
log on to

• Customers are often unable to log on to the system.

  [m0] II. log log 2 noun [countable]
an official detailed record of something:

• Keep a detailed log of telephone calls.

• production logs

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Ⅰ.
log UK US /lɒg/ verb [T] (-gg-)
to write something down to make an official record of it: log sth in/into sth »

Supervisors log an employee's driver's license number into a database.

log a call/claim/complaint »

During the first seven months of the year, the company logged 170 complaints.

to manage to do or get a particular number of something, especially a large number: »

The company has logged about 550 orders for new aircraft this year.

Ⅱ.
log UK US /lɒg/ noun [C] (also log book)
an official record of something: keep a log (of sth) »

You should keep a log of your business travel to ensure you have proof of your expenses.

a user/visitor log »

The security guard wrote our names in the visitor log.

a learning/maintenance/production log »

The repairmen keep detailed maintenance log books.

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a flight/ship's log

a daily/weekly/monthly log »

Project managers are instructed to keep a daily log of their activities.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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