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Meaning of BACKLOG

Pronunciation:  'bak`log

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with; "a large backlog of orders"
  2. [n]  something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
  3. [n]  large log at the back of a hearth fire
  4. [v]  accumulate and create a backlog

BACKLOG is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: log, reserve, stockpile
 See Also: accumulate, accumulation, accumulation, aggregation, amass, assemblage, bank, collection, conglomerate, cumulate, firewood, fuel level, gather, pile up, reserve account, reserve fund, Yule log



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Back"log`\, n. [Back, a. + log.]
A large stick of wood, forming the back of a fire on the
hearth. [U.S.]

      There was first a backlog, from fifteen to four and
      twenty inches in diameter and five feet long, imbedded
      in the ashes.                            --S. G.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abundance, accumulation, amassment, bavin, brush, brushwood, budget, cache, collection, commissariat, commissary, cornucopia, cumulation, dump, fagot, firewood, heap, hoard, inventory, kindling, kindlings, larder, log, mass, material, materials, materiel, munitions, nest egg, pile, plenitude, plenty, provisionment, provisions, rations, repertoire, repertory, reserve, reserve fund, reserve supply, reserves, reservoir, resource, rick, savings, sinking fund, something in reserve, stack, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, store, stores, stovewood, supplies, supply on hand, treasure, treasury, unexpended balance, wood, yule clog, yule log