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log off

To sign out of one's account, as on a computer or some digital platform, such as a website. Remember to log off my computer the next time you use it, OK?
See also: log, off

log on

1. To access a digital account or network, typically by entering personal credentials; to log in. I'm having trouble logging on to my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet.
2. To allow someone to digital account or network; to log someone in. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "on." I've having trouble accessing my account from home—any chance IT can log me on remotely?
See also: log, on

log in

1. verb To access a digital account or network, typically by entering personal credentials; to sign in. I'm having trouble logging in to my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet.
2. verb To allow someone to digital account or network; to sign someone in. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "in." I've having trouble accessing my account from home—any chance IT can log me in remotely?
3. noun The act of accessing a digital account or network, typically by entering personal credentials. In this usage, the phrase is sometimes hyphenated or spelled as one word. If we make the log-in too difficult, no one will use the app.
4. noun One's credentials or username for accessing a digital account or network. In this usage, the phrase is sometimes hyphenated or spelled as one word. What's your log-in? I'm going to see if we have you in our database.
See also: log

log into

1. To sign into one's account or computer. I'm having trouble logging into my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet. Make sure you log into your account on the website before you attempt to make a purchase.
2. To give someone access to an account or computer system. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "into." Can you log me into your computer? I need to check my email really quick, and my phone's battery is dead.
See also: log

log out

1. To sign out of one's account, as on an app, website, or computer. I think I accidentally logged out of Netflix—do you know the password to get back in? Make sure you log out when you are finished using the computer at the end of the day, or another student may be able to access
2. To sign someone out of an account or computer system. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "out." The system has logged you out due because you were inactive for more than five minutes.
See also: log, out

log off

 and log out
to record one's exit from a computer system. (This action may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) I closed my files and logged off. What time did you log out?
See also: log, off

log on

to begin to use a computer system, as by entering a password, etc. (This action may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) What time did you log on to the system this morning? I always log on before I get my first cup of coffee.
See also: log, on

log someone off

 and log someone out
[for someone] to cause someone to exit from a computer system. (This exit may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) Mary had to rush off to an appointment, so I logged her off.
See also: log, off

log someone on (to something)

to allow someone to link (electronically) to a computer system. (This action may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) I will log you on to the system if you forgot how to do it. I will log on Jill, who is late.
See also: log, on

log in

Also, log on. Enter into a computer the information needed to begin a session, as in I logged in at two o'clock, or There's no record of your logging on today. These expressions refer especially to large systems shared by numerous individuals, who need to enter a username or password before executing a program. The antonyms are log off and log out, meaning "to end a computer session." All these expressions derive from the use of log in the nautical sense of entering information about a ship in a journal called a log book. [c. 1960]
See also: log

log in

v.
1. To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed to access computer resources; log on: I'll log you in so that you can access the library's resources. I sat at the terminal and logged in using my student account.
2. To spend some amount of time working: We've logged in 100 hours working on this project.
See also: log

log into

v.
To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed access to some set of computer resources: I logged into my student account to see if I owed any money to the university. This new software will automatically log you into the company's private website.
See also: log

log on

v.
To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed to access computer resources: Let me log you on so that you can access the files yourself. You can't use this program until you log on.
See also: log, on

log out

or log off
v.
To disconnect someone from some computer resource to which one has been connected or logged on: If you use the computer longer than one hour, it will automatically log you out. Don't log out of your account yet—I want to check something.
See also: log, out
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He moved to the Solomon Islands to become Managing Director of Sylvania Plantation Products Ltd (SPPL), a company working in logging and palm oil production, owned by a Malaysian parent company.
There are millions and millions of trees underwater in our own backyard, and we're addressing those with our logging operations," says Godsall.
Nepstad and his coworkers calculate that logging damaged 10,000 to 15,000 [km.
Although MRC hasn't entered the two old-growth stands on its property, it has cut some of the scattered big trees in the path of its logging trucks, disregarding wildlife.
This may change@ the disaster so many predicted after the spotted owl injunction stopped old-growth logging never materialized.
Glickman's order makes most roadless areas off limits to the salvage logging and limits the cutting to emergency situations.
Training has begun, and already many BHFN employees have been certified in various logging courses, including chainsaw operation, first aid, water crossing, fire suppression and WHMIS.
However, Rutledge cautions that, "horse logging can also be environmentally damaging, depending on how the logger operates.
Their answer is "salvage" logging to lessen the "fuel" buildup on the forest floor.
Just the same, the loss of jobs caused by a ban on logging in national forests would be substantial.
9 percent of the forested acreage has been harvested, and logging will never cover more than 10 percent (1.
If our forests are being pirated to the tune of at least tens of millions of dollars, and if the Forest Service is helping by looking the other way, how could these same forests possibly be sustainable--spotted-owl logging restrictions or not?
Loosely defined, this type of forestry aims at maintaining forest health on a sustained-yield, clean-water, habitat-sensitive, profit-producing basis, while also factoring in issues like the spotted owl, old-growth logging, clearcutting, and the use of herbicides to promote regrowth in the forest.
Vapid Log's event logging facilities provide tremendous visibility into the execution of embedded programs, greatly simplifying system level debug, analysis and field diagnostics," added Mike Hanna, CEO of Vapid Software.
The AlterPath Manager's Data Logging and Event Handling features delivers information on the cause of a problem while its Change and Configuration feature makes possible automated updates of serial console, KVM and power management software technologies.