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  • v. To log in.
  • v. To visit a Web site; construed with to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. enter a computer


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Sure enough, when she tried to log on to the Waterford College system, his old password failed.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • On a washed hill side, Tom, as a classic reader is reported to have said, "in trying to avoid Skilly he had rushed upon Caribogus" -- or (leaving the classics) in trying to avoid a deep gully on the one hand he had run over a log on the other; and though he did not quite upset his cart, he tilted it far enough to pour out both boxes in the gully.

    Master William Mitten: or, A Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck

  • For every 15 degrees of longitude made good to the westward the ship's clocks were put back an hour — they were already two hours earlier than Greenwich Mean Time when Wattenberg noted in the log on 27th August that the Graf Spee was now on the same latitude as London, in a position almost midway between Britain and Newfoundland.

    Graf Spee

  • The Navigator noted in the log on the 13th that the Graf Spee had covered a total of 7,079 miles; and at the same time Langsdorff kept the Graf Spee's fuel tanks topped up.

    Graf Spee

  • But there was a log on the side of the pool farthest from the borehead itself, where the water was cooler.

    The Thorn Birds

  • That way, instead of frantically calling telemarketers all over the country, a campaign manager could simply log on to my site and see at a glance what capacity each vendor had available.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Any nerd who knows how to maneuver the InfoBahn can log on and download all the information he wants.

    Time Was

  • One mom ended the screaming fights with her son by letting him watch TV or log on to the computer; formerly, both were before-school no-nos.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • He was hunched over the log on his pony's saddlebone, punching in numbers.

    Futures Imperfect

  • When I returned to the library, Miss Harper was placing another log on the fire.

    Body of Evidence


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