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log

1. 
a. a detailed record of a voyage of a ship or aircraft
b. a record of the hours flown by pilots and aircrews
c. a book in which these records are made; logbook
2. 
a. a device consisting of a float with an attached line, formerly used to measure the speed of a ship
b. heave the log to determine a ship's speed with such a device
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Log

 

an urban-type settlement in Ilovlia Raion, Volgograd Oblast, RSFSR; a railroad station on the Volgograd-Povorino line. Log is the site of a fruit-canning plant.


Log

 

broadside (Russian, lag). (1) Log, a nautical apparatus for measuring the rate of motion of a ship and the distance traveled.

(2) Broadside, the position of a ship with the side toward the wind, waves, mooring (lines), and so on. For example, Russian stat’ lagom k volne means “to haul broadside onto the waves”; oshvartovat’sia lagom means “to moor a ship alongside another vessel.”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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(communications)
A written record of radio and television station operating data, required by law.
(computer science)
A record of computer operating runs, including tapes used, control settings, halts, and other pertinent data.
(engineering)
The record of, or the act or process of recording, events or the type and characteristics of the rock penetrated in drilling a borehole as evidenced by the cuttings, core recovered, or information obtained from electronic devices.
(materials)
Unshaped timber either rough or squared.
(navigation)
An instrument for measuring the speed or distance or both traveled by a vessel.
A written record of the movements of a craft, with regard to courses, speeds, positions, and other information of interest to navigators, and of important happenings aboard the craft.
A written record of specific related information, such as that concerning performance of an instrument.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

log

A record of activity. See log file.
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At the beginning of the courses, the tutor explained the specific objectives of the core curriculum and how to complete the logbooks. During the course, formative assessment and related feedback were noted down.
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