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 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 box — n. Mech. a casing or housing for a journal …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — jourˈnal box noun A box or bearing for a journal • • • Main Entry: ↑journal …   Useful english dictionary

  • journal box — jour′nal box n. mac a box or housing in a machine for a journal and its bearing • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • journal box — Mach. a box or housing for a journal and its bearing. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

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  • 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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