Journal bearing
Journal Jour"nal, n. [F. journal. See {Journal}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events. Specifically: (a) (Bookkeeping) A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions. (b) (Naut.) A daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc. (c) (Legislature) The record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk. (d) 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.; a periodical; a magazine. [1913 Webster]

2. That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey. [Obs. & R.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mach.) That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of {Axle box}. [1913 Webster]

{Journal box}, or {Journal bearing} (Mach.) the carrier of a journal; the box in which the journal of a shaft, axle, or pin turns. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Journal bearing — A journal bearing is a simple bearing in which a shaft, or journal , or crankshaft rotates in the bearing with a layer of oil or grease separating the two parts through fluid dynamic effects. The shaft and bearing are generally both simple… …   Wikipedia

  • journal bearing — noun the bearing of a journal • Hypernyms: ↑bearing • Hyponyms: ↑hotbox * * * noun : bearing 4c …   Useful english dictionary

  • journal bearing — n. bearing of a journal in which a shaft rotates or slides …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Journal — Jour nal, n. [F. journal. See {Journal}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events. Specifically: (a) (Bookkeeping) A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Journal box — Journal Jour nal, n. [F. journal. See {Journal}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events. Specifically: (a) (Bookkeeping) A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • journal box — n. box for a journal, box for keeping the part of a machine axle or shaft that is held up by a bearing, box for holding the journal bearing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • journal box — noun Date: circa 1859 a metal housing used to support and protect a journal bearing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • journal box — noun metal housing for a journal bearing • Hypernyms: ↑housing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bearing — Bear ing (b[^a]r [i^]ng), n. 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one s self; mien; behavior; carriage. [1913 Webster] I know him by his bearing. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Patient endurance; suffering without complaint. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Journal (disambiguation) — Journal may refer to:* a written medium, see journal, for instance: ** an academic journal ** a diary ** a literary magazine, a periodical devoted to literature ** a daily newspaper ** a scientific journal *Journal (computing), a chronological… …   Wikipedia

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