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logging Line breaks: log|ging
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒɡɪŋ/

Definition of logging in English:


[mass noun]
The activity or business of felling trees and cutting and preparing the timber: measures to counter illegal logging of the country’s tropical rainforests [as modifier]: logging companies
More example sentences
  • However, methods used to harvest the timber, such as clear cutting and logging of old-growth trees, are questionable from an environmental standpoint.
  • The forestry ministry's data shows that illegal logging and other human activities were detected in some 5.2 million hectares of protected forest and conservation areas.
  • This person was among those who self-identified as ‘fighting for the forests’ and seeking to end logging of old growth trees.
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