Log board


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Log board (Naut) a board consisting of two parts shutting together like a book, with columns in which are entered the direction of the wind, course of the ship, etc., during each hour of the day and night. These entries are transferred to the log book. A folding slate is now used instead.
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In literature:

It is made of logs and boards.
"Rollo on the Rhine" by Jacob Abbott
With the net on board the logs were almost entirely submerged.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
The logs were soon cut and notched, and a small cabin was put up, and roofed with split clap-boards.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
Other logs of straight fiber were split into clap-boards, one or two inches in thickness, with which they covered the roof.
"Daniel Boone" by John S. C. Abbott
I could not help thinking that something must be done with those refuse logs and boards.
"Down The River" by Oliver Optic
He saw that Henry and James had got a log of wood out, and had placed a board across it, for a see-saw.
"Rollo's Museum" by Jacob Abbott
Out of doors a board or log may be used, or the mere drawing of a line on the ground will suffice.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
The run which a ship has made upon the log-board.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Find out, by turning over boards, logs of wood, stones, and old stumps, where toads spend the daytime.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Another process consists in passing a current of electricity through the wet boards or through the green logs before sawing.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The whirl of the waters puts the bodies under and the logs and boards on top.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
If they have boards or stone or brick or logs with which to build they may, with propriety, use a perpendicular wall.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
On going on board he found that she was water-logged.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
The door was of rude boards, hung on wooden hinges, and now held in place by a short log.
"The Road to Frontenac" by Samuel Merwin
A rough boarding lined the walls of logs very nearly up to the sloping roof.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
It was from the log they found on board that they learned of Captain Ramsay's death.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
Almost one hundred wagons were used, to haul the logs and boards.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Some six or eight small, board and log huts were built in this ravine.
"Tales of the Caravan, Inn, and Palace." by William Hauff
Do you want a shingle, a board, a door, a window, a log, a screw, a wedge?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
One log bent a board back by a heavy, glancing blow.
"The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon" by Wyn Roosevelt

In poetry:

`They will carry me in from the well—walled garth,
Where the logs are split and stored,
And lay me down where the blazing hearth
Glints warm on the beakered board.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin

In news:

J Keller's Encompass , a US Department of Transportation compliance management tool, will now support the US oilfield logging exception through the use of Keller's Android-based EOBR (electronic on-board recorder) system.
During the same time period, Michigan lumberjacks logged some 160 billion board feet of saw timber, according to the Michigan State University Extension.
The International Lumberjack Tournament in Mackinaw City is a weekend of competitions, including: axe throw, boom run, speed birling, log roll, pole climb, spring board and timed sawing events.
Right after Stewart had left Alderson, do-it-yourselfers across the country logged onto Internet message boards and began pondering the poncho 's design.
Daimler Supervisory Board To Decide on Dividend Cut Wed. You're logged in as.
J Keller's Encompass, a US Department of Transportation compliance management tool, will now support the US oilfield logging exception through the use of Keller's Android-based EOBR (electronic on-board recorder) system.
The DNR and 13 county conservation boards can be found in a renovated log cabin at the northeast corner of the fairgrounds.
When you log in to Pinterest for the first time, you will see that there are several boards already created for you.
Executive Chairman of the Board, Tractor Supply Co. Jim Wright Executive Chairman of the Board Tractor Supply Co. Jim Wright grew up in retail, logging some four decades with Kmart, Western Auto Supply Co.
Log Lane Village Town Attorney Carl McGuire, left, swears in newly appointed Trustee Roy Nipper at Wednesday night's Board of Trustees meeting.
Schuster's delivered 4,000 board feet of redwood logs to the Redwood Empire Mill in Philo.

In science:

On the other hand, for any fixed ε a computer can sample O(L4ε−2 log(L4/ε)) percolation configurations (filling in the empty hexagons at random) to estimate which empty site is most likely to be pivotal given the current board configuration.
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games