Backlog meaning

băklŏg, -lôg
A large log at the back of a fire, as in a fireplace.
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The definition of a backlog is all the work that has yet to be completed.

Any jobs that are not finished by the end of the day is an example of a backlog.

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A large log at the back of a fire in a fireplace.
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To backlog is defined as to hang on to something to handle later.

To hold on to any delivery orders that do not need to be made until the following week is an example of backlog.

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A reserve supply or source.
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An accumulation, especially of unfinished work or unfilled orders.
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To acquire (something) as a backlog.
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To become a backlog; accumulate.
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A reserve of something stored, saved, etc.
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An accumulation of unfilled orders, unfinished work, etc.
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To accumulate as a backlog.
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To have or cause to have a backlog.
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He went to work on Saturday to try to work through the backlog of papers on his desk.

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(intransitive) To acquire something as a backlog, or to become a backlog.
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Origin of backlog

  • back +‎ log. 1680s; originally a large log at the back of a fire. Figurative sense from 1880s, meaning “ something stored up for later use”. Possibly influenced by logbook as well.

    From Wiktionary