backlog of work


backlog of work
backlog of work GEN Arbeitsrückstand m

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  • backlog — Unfilled orders for goods or services. Orders for goods or services that the company has not yet delivered or rendered to its customers. American Banker Glossary * * * backlog back‧log [ˈbæklɒg ǁ lɒːg, lɑːg] noun [countable usually singular] an… …   Financial and business terms

  • work — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effort/product of effort ADJECTIVE ▪ hard ▪ It s hard work trying to get him to do a few things for himself. ▪ It doesn t require skill it s a matter of sheer hard work. ▪ arduous, back breakin …   Collocations dictionary

  • backlog — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge, large VERB + BACKLOG ▪ be faced with, have ▪ We are faced with a backlog of orders we can t deal with …   Collocations dictionary

  • backlog — The current figurative meaning ‘arrears of uncompleted work’ is an Americanism from the 1930s which passed rapidly into British use. The original physical meaning ‘a log placed at the back of a fire’ dates from the 17c; in between is an earlier… …   Modern English usage

  • Backlog — generally refers to an accumulation of work over time, it may also refer to: *Backlog (album), a compilation by Electronica …   Wikipedia

  • backlog — ☆ backlog [bak′lôg΄ ] n. 1. a large log at the back of a fire, as in a fireplace 2. a reserve of something stored, saved, etc. 3. an accumulation of unfilled orders, unfinished work, etc. vi., vt. backlogged, backlogging to accumulate as a… …   English World dictionary

  • backlog — [n] uncompleted work; accumulation excess, hoard, inventory, quantity, reserve(s), reservoir, resources, stock, stockpile, store, supply; concepts 432,787 …   New thesaurus

  • backlog — 1. noun /ˈbæk.lɒɡ/ a) 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. b) A reserve …   Wiktionary

  • backlog — back|log [ˈbæklɔg US lo:g, la:g] n [C usually singular] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: backlog large piece of wood placed at the back of a fire (17 21 centuries)] a large amount of work that you need to complete, especially work that should already… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Backlog — A build up of work that needs to be taken care of. The term backlog has a number of uses in finance. It may refer to a company s sales orders waiting to be filled or a stack of financial paperwork that needs to be processed, such as loan… …   Investment dictionary

  • backlog — /bak lawg , log /, n., v., backlogged, backlogging. n. 1. a reserve or accumulation, as of stock, work, or business: a backlog of business orders. 2. a large log at the back of a hearth to keep up a fire. Cf. forestick. v.t. 3. to hold in reserve …   Universalium