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English noun: log

1. log (substance) a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches


Broader (hypernym)wood


Narrower (hyponym)nurse log, saw log

2. log (communication) the exponent required to produce a given number


Synonymslogarithm


Broader (hypernym)exponent, index, power


Narrower (hyponym)common logarithm, Napierian logarithm, natural logarithm

3. log (communication) a written record of messages sent or received


SamplesThey kept a log of all transmission by the radio station.
An email log.


Broader (hypernym)written account, written record

4. log (communication) a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)


Broader (hypernym)written account, written record


Domain categoryaeroplane, airplane, plane, ship

5. log (artifact) 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


Broader (hypernym)measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system


Narrower (hyponym)harpoon log, patent log, screw log, taffrail log


Part holonymlog line


Part meronymship


English verb: log

1. log (communication) enter into a log, as on ships and planes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enter, put down, record

2. log (contact) cut lumber, as in woods and forests


Synonymslumber


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cut down, drop, fell, strike down









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