Definition of foot log in English:

foot log

noun

North american
  • A log used as a simple footbridge.

    ‘the foot log over the creek’
    • ‘Twelve foot logs will normally be cleared of logjams by operating third set 114.’
    • ‘A couple of the foot logs are narrow and high above the water.’
    • ‘If the foot log is associated with a shallow stream ford, be sure to position the log upstream or well downstream of the ford.’
    • ‘Most foot logs and bridges are in place, but can wash out at any time due to high water.’