a part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off.
Even though she knew that there would be no berries, for it was early fall, she walked deep into the woods and past fallen logs and trees to the same meadow that her mother had told her about.
an official record of events during the voyage of a ship or aircraft.
a ship's log
an apparatus for determining the speed of a ship, originally consisting of a float attached to a knotted line wound on a reel, the distance run out in a certain time being used as an estimate of the vessel's speed.
Traditionally, a vessel's speed was determined using a log and line - a float on the end of a line knotted at precise intervals and tossed overboard.