from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A reserve supply or source.
- noun An accumulation, especially of unfinished work or unfilled orders.
- noun A large log at the back of a fire in a fireplace.
- intransitive verb To acquire (something) as a backlog.
- intransitive verb To become a backlog; accumulate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A large log placed at the back of an open wood-fire to sustain combustion and concentrate the heat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun U.S. A large stick of wood, forming the back of a fire on the hearth. Contrasted to
- noun An accumulation (of tasks or of materials) that were not performed or processed at the normal time and require attention.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
accumulationor buildup, especially of unfilled ordersor unfinished work
- noun A
reserve sourceor supply
- verb transitive, intransitive To
acquiresomething as a backlog, or to become a backlog
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the large log at the back of a hearth fire
- noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
- verb accumulate and create a backlog
- noun an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)
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I think my backlog is about 2-3 dozen titles, my magnum opus being "The Bookbinding Trades Journal".
Thirdly, value for money affects voluntary churn and we've successfully addressed this to effective management of what we term our backlog, revaluing our own incumbent customers.
The way our revenue picture works is that we look at what is are our committed revenue which is what you call backlog and what is revenue we expect from existing clients.
Boeing's workhorse 737 now has over 2000 planes in backlog and the company has announced three separate increases in build rate this year as visibility has improved.
And perhaps that's reflected in how long my backlog is -- the best thing I've read this year is Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge ... which yeah, I know, I should have read in 2007.
The vast remaining backlog is hurting the region's economy, said Kathleen Sgamma, government affairs director for the Western Energy Alliance.
These "agreements" sold fairly extensive collection of Halloween in backlog of deliveries very good price.
I suspect we will be "enjoying" as many episodes as it takes to butn off their backlog from the animation factory in Korea.
But right now I'm having to hurdle over the dust bunnies in the corridor, I have no clear bench space because it's covered in crap, I have to do a couple of loads of washing ... and my email backlog is waaay past embarrassing.
We record 5 days a week and only publish 2 or 3 so your backlog is not as bad as it could be!