present participle of book
The act or process of writing something down in a book or books, e.g. in accounting.
A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel.
The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.
The issuing of a caution which is usually written down in a book, and results in a yellow card or (after two bookings) a red card, that is to say, the player is sent from the field of play.
The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording the identifying data of a suspect following arrest.
A large log to burn at the back of a fire.
A reserve source or supply.
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.”
In visual novels, a log containing text previously read.
To acquire something as a backlog, or to become a backlog
an act of reserving accommodation, a ticket, etc. in advance
“early booking is essential”
“the hotel does not handle group bookings”
an instance of a player being cautioned by the referee for foul play
“it was a rough match with five bookings”