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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɒɡˌɹəʊlɪŋ/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɑɡˌɹoʊlɪŋ/, /ˈlɔɡ-/
- Hyphenation: log‧roll‧ing
- (countable, US) The rolling of logs from one place to another; an occasion when people meet to help each other roll logs.
- (uncountable, US, lumberjacking) The act of balancing on a log floating on a river to guide it downstream, often involving rolling it using one's feet; birling.
- (uncountable, US, sports) A sport in which two people balance on a log floating in a body of water, each one aiming to cause the opponent to fall off by rolling or kicking the log.
- (uncountable, US, politics, figuratively) A concerted effort to push forward mutually advantageous legislative agendas by combining two items, either or both of which might fail on its own, into a single bill that is more likely to pass.
- (uncountable, US, figuratively) Mutual recommendation of friends' or colleagues' services or products, such as book recommendations in literary reviews.