Definition of logging in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlôɡiNG/
Pronunciation: /ˈläɡiNG/


The activity or business of felling trees and cutting and preparing the timber.
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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Syllabification: log·ging

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