Definitions for blog

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. web log, blog(verb)

    a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies

    "postings on a blog are usually in chronological order"

  2. blog(verb)

    read, write, or edit a shared on-line journal

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. blog(noun)ˈblɒkˌbʌs tər

    sb's Internet diary or comments

    a blog for technology fans; She blogs on celebrities and fashion.; political bloggers

Wiktionary

  1. blog(Noun)

    A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal while readers may comment on posts. Most blogs are written in a slightly informal tone (personal journals, news, businesses, etc.) Entries typically appear in reverse chronological order.

  2. blog(Noun)

    An entry in a blog.

    But thatu2019s a topic for another blog.

  3. blog(Verb)

    To contribute to a blog.

  4. blog(Verb)

    To blag, to steal something; To acquire something illegally.

  5. Origin: Shortened form of weblog. The Oxford English Dictionary says the shortened word was coined May 23, 1999 and references the "Jargon Watch" article in an issue of the online magazine "Tasty Bits from the Technology Front" which attributes the shortening to Peter Merholz who put the following on his web site\:

Freebase

  1. Blog

    A blog is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries typically displayed in reverse chronological order. Until 2009 blogs were usually the work of a single individual, occasionally of a small group, and often covered a single subject. More recently "multi-author blogs" have developed, with posts written by large numbers of authors and professionally edited. MABs from newspapers, other media outlets, universities, think tanks, interest groups and similar institutions account for an increasing quantity of blog traffic. The rise of Twitter and other "microblogging" systems helps integrate MABs and single-author blogs into societal newstreams. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. The emergence and growth of blogs in the late 1990s coincided with the advent of web publishing tools that facilitated the posting of content by non-technical users. A majority are interactive, allowing visitors to leave comments and even message each other via GUI widgets on the blogs, and it is this interactivity that distinguishes them from other static websites. In that sense, blogging can be seen as a form of social networking. Indeed, bloggers do not only produce content to post on their blogs, but also build social relations with their readers and other bloggers. There are high-readership blogs which do not allow comments, such as Daring Fireball.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. blog

    [common] Short for weblog, an on-line web-zine or diary (usually with facilities for reader comments and discussion threads) made accessible through the World Wide Web. This term is widespread and readily forms derivatives, of which the best known may be blogosphere.

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