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phrasal verb [intransitive] computing
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theylog off
he/she/itlogs off
present participlelogging off
past tenselogged off
past participlelogged off

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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to finish your working day

    Before work, during my lunch hour and after I’d logged off for the day, she was at as many aerobics and circuit training classes as she could fit in.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 26/07/2015
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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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