Backlog

Definition of Backlog

Back´log`   Pronunciation: băk´lǒg`; 115
n.1.A large stick of wood, forming the back of a fire on the hearth. Contrasted to forestick.
There was first a backlog, from fifteen to four and twenty inches in diameter and five feet long, imbedded in the ashes.
- S. G. Goodrich.
2.An accumulation (of tasks or of materials) that were not performed or processed at the normal time and require attention; as, unexpected demand led to a large backlog of unfilled orders; politically motivated delays led to a large backlog of unconfirmed judicial appointments.

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