journal box


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journal box

n.
A housing in a machine enclosing a journal and its bearings.

journal box

n
(Mechanical Engineering) machinery a case enclosing or supporting a journal, often used as a means of retaining the lubricant

jour′nal box`


n.
a box or housing in a machine for a journal and its bearing.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.journal box - metal housing for a journal bearingjournal box - metal housing for a journal bearing
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
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Journal Writing' became a Reading Group activity: when the students completed small group activities for reading, one task was to collect several students' journals from the journal box at the back of the room to read.
They pulled the blazing packing out of the journal box, jacked up the axle, put in a new brass bearing, and returned to the engine and rolled on again.