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 for log in
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  log in \log in\, log on \log on\, v. i. (Computers)
     To establish communication with a host computer from a
     terminal or remote computer.
     [PJC] Logistic

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  log in
      v 1: enter a computer; "Have you logged in lately?" [syn: log
           in, log on, log-in] [ant: log off, log out]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  log in
  
      (Or "login", "log on", "logon") To start a
     session with a system, usually by giving a user name and
     password as a means of user authentication.  The term is
     also used to mean the ability to access a service (also called
     an account), e.g. "Have you been given a login yet?"
  
     "Log in/on" is occasionally misused to refer to starting a
     session where no authorisation is involved, or to access where
     there is no session involved.  E.g. "Log on to our Web
     site!"
  
     "login" is also the Unix program which reads and verifies a
     user's user name and password and starts an interactive
     session.
  
     The noun forms are usually written as a single word whereas
     the verb forms are often written as two words.
  
     To end a session is to "{log out" or "off".
  
     (2006-07-10)
  

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