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Definitions of journal

  1. a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
  2. a daily written record of ( usually personal) experiences and observations
  3. the part of the axle contained by a bearing
  4. a record book as a physical object
  5. a periodical dedicated to a particular subject; " he reads the medical journals"
  6. Daily; diurnal.
  7. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
  8. A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions.
  9. A daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc.
  10. The record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk.
  11. A newspaper published daily; by extension, a weekly newspaper or any periodical publication, giving an account of passing events, the proceedings and memoirs of societies, etc.
  12. That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey.
  13. That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of Axle box.
  14. A newspaper.
  15. A record of news or events; a daily newspaper or other periodical; diary; a ship's logbook.
  16. A diurnal or daily register or diary: a book containing an account of each day's transactions: a newspaper published daily or otherwise: a magazine: the transactions of any society.
  17. Record of daily transactions; newspaper; magazine.
  18. A daily record; diary.
  19. That part of a shaft which rotates in a bearing.
  20. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events, or the book containing such account; a book in which every particular article or charge is entered from the waste- book; a dally register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, and other occurrences; a newspaper published daily, or otherwise; a periodical paper recording the progress of discovery, the transactions of a society, & c.; the bearing portion of the shaft in machinery See Diurnal.
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Usage examples for journal

  1. The Freeman's Journal and the Daily Independent were awkwardly situated. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  2. But I do expect with impatience your journal. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  3. Miss Sharp turned up at eleven as I shut my journal. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  4. And so this Journal is done! – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  5. Journal of Education, July 1, 1885, pp. – Life of Robert Browning by William Sharp
  6. This news, writes Barbier in his Journal, was general in the fashionable world; however, it is not true. – Queens of the French Stage by H. Noel Williams
  7. I shall remember your words, said the Princess, for- my journal of Rhaetia. – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  8. I found him lying on his bed, still dressed, reading a French journal which I had sent him that morning concealed between the leaves of a volume of the Fathers. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  9. This was a short day's march, but wrote no journal. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  10. Being the editor of a journal of fiction, he is often compelled to work whether he wants to or not. – Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen
  11. But the reason that I could do it briefly is the fact that the readers of this journal are well informed upon the historical phases of the subject. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  12. At night I set down my journal of my late journey to this time, and so to bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  13. When did a pulpit ever fail of a sermon, or a journal of a leading article, or a magazine of its stated essay? – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  14. There was very little concerning the fire in the Journal; it was nearly all about Betty. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  15. In 1879 William accompanied me to England, and while there wrote a little journal of his travels, extracts from which were published. – Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians by Edward Francis Wilson
  16. Jones said in his journal that the plan, which was adopted, would have succeeded if it had been put in immediate execution, and complained because the credit of the scheme had been given to others. – Paul Jones by Hutchins Hapgood
  17. " When I gave my leave I intended to make it provisional on your keeping a journal of all you see and do, and everything interesting you hear about. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. Oh, this old Journal certainly is a curious thing!" – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  19. Whilst searching for a stamp she chanced upon a photograph of Paul cut from a weekly journal. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
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