from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reserve supply or source.
- n. An accumulation, especially of unfinished work or unfilled orders.
- n. A large log at the back of a fire in a fireplace.
- transitive v. To acquire (something) as a backlog.
- intransitive v. To become a backlog; accumulate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An accumulation or buildup, especially of unfilled orders or unfinished work
- n. A reserve source or supply
- v. To acquire something as a backlog, or to become a backlog
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large stick of wood, forming the back of a fire on the hearth. Contrasted to
- n. An accumulation (of tasks or of materials) that were not performed or processed at the normal time and require attention.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large log placed at the back of an open wood-fire to sustain combustion and concentrate the heat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the large log at the back of a hearth fire
- n. something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
- v. accumulate and create a backlog
- n. 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)
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!