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)
the large log at the back of a hearth fire
reserve, backlog, stockpile(verb)
something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
accumulate and create a backlog
An accumulation or buildup, especially of unfilled orders or unfinished work
He went to work on Saturday to try to work through the backlog of papers on his desk.
A reserve source or supply
To acquire something as a backlog, or to become a backlog
a large stick of wood, forming the back of a fire on the hearth
The numerical value of backlog in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of backlog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Because of the backlog, they've got to figure out a way to increase production.
It's just the new applications that we have to suspend so we don't have a huge amount of backlog.
Customers continue to stay with us, because there's nothing that competes with it, our backlog is strong.
By not increasing tariffs enough we have loaded a colossal backlog in today's charges on to future generations.
We have a solid backlog, but we want to add more to the backlog in 2018 and we still have a bit of time for that.
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Translations for backlog
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Überhang, Auftragsüberhang, Rückstau, Nachholbedarf, Arbeitsrückstand, RückstandGerman
- tilauskanta, rästityötFinnish
- zapas, zalegać, zaległośćPolish
- резерв, [[незавершённый, запа́с, задо́лженность, [[невыполненный, зава́лRussian
- birikme, artbirikim, birikmiş iş, terakkümTurkish
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