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English noun: backlog

1. backlog (group) 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)


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

2. backlog (substance) the large log at the back of a hearth fire


Broader (hypernym)firewood


Narrower (hyponym)Yule log

3. backlog (possession) something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose


Synonymsreserve, stockpile


Broader (hypernym)accumulation


Narrower (hyponym)bank, fuel level, reserve account, reserve fund


English verb: backlog

1. backlog (change) accumulate and create a backlog


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)accumulate, amass, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, pile up









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