Pronunciation: (lô'ging, log'ing), [key]
1. the process, work, or business of cutting down trees and transporting the logs to sawmills.
2. Naut.a deduction from the pay of a sailor, made as a fine or forfeit and recorded in the logbook of the ship.
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