log in

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See also: login, -login, and log-in

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By analogy with clock in.

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Particularly: “Do we know when it was first used? Before computers? Early multi-user computers? Unix?”

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log in (third-person singular simple present logs in, present participle logging in, simple past and past participle logged in)

  1. (computing) To gain access to a computer system, usually by providing a previously agreed upon username and password.
    I would like to log in to check my e-mail, but I can't remember my password.

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log in

  1. first-person singular present indicative of inloggen
  2. imperative of inloggen

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