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jour·nal

 (jûr′nəl)
n.
1.
a. A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.
b. An official record of daily proceedings, as of a legislative body.
c. Nautical A ship's log.
2. Accounting
a. A daybook.
b. A book of original entry in a double-entry system, listing all transactions and indicating the accounts to which they belong.
3. A newspaper.
4. A periodical presenting articles on a particular subject: a medical journal.
5. The part of a machine shaft or axle supported by a bearing.
v. jour·naled or jour·nalled, journaling, journals
v.intr.
To write one's observations or thoughts in a journal: spent all day journaling about the trip.

[Middle English, breviary, from Old French, daily, breviary, from Late Latin diurnālis, daily; see diurnal.]
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journal

(ˈdʒɜːnəl)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a newspaper or periodical
2. a book in which a daily record of happenings, etc, is kept
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an official record of the proceedings of a legislative body
4. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting
a. Also called: Book of Original Entry one of several books in which transactions are initially recorded to facilitate subsequent entry in the ledger
b. another name for daybook
5. (Mechanical Engineering) the part of a shaft or axle in contact with or enclosed by a bearing
6. (Mechanical Engineering) a plain cylindrical bearing to support a shaft or axle
[C14: from Old French: daily, from Latin diurnālis; see diurnal]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

jour•nal

(ˈdʒɜr nl)
n.
1. a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences, or observations.
2. a newspaper, esp. a daily one.
3. a periodical or magazine, esp. one published for a group, learned society, or profession.
4. a record, usu. daily, of the proceedings and transactions of a legislative body or an organization.
5. (in double-entry bookkeeping) a book into which all transactions are entered before being posted into the ledger.
6. a log or logbook.
7. the portion of a shaft or axle contained by a plain bearing.
v.t.
8. to enter in a journal.
[1325–75; Middle English < Old French journal daily (adj. and n.) < Late Latin diurnālis diurnal]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

journal

A journal is a magazine that deals with a specialized subject. Many magazines have Journal as part of their name.

...the British Medical Journal.
All our results are published in scientific journals.

A journal is also a kind of diary in which you keep a record of events or progress.

My doctor told me to keep a journal of everything I ate.

Be Careful!
Don't refer to a newspaper as a 'journal'.

Collins COBUILD English Usage © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 2004, 2011, 2012
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.journal - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observationsjournal - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
blog, web log - a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies; "postings on a blog are usually in chronological order"
2.journal - a periodical dedicated to a particular subject; "he reads the medical journals"
periodical - a publication that appears at fixed intervals
annals - reports of the work of a society or learned body etc
3.journal - a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurredjournal - a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
account book, book of account, ledger, leger, book - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
4.journal - a record book as a physical object
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
daybook, ledger - an accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook"
diary - a personal journal (as a physical object)
5.journal - the part of the axle contained by a bearing
axle - a shaft on which a wheel rotates
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

journal

noun
1. magazine, record, review, register, publication, bulletin, chronicle, gazette, periodical, zine (informal) All our results are published in scientific journals.
2. newspaper, paper, daily, weekly, monthly, tabloid He was a spokesperson for The New York Times and some other journals.
3. diary, record, history, log, notebook, chronicle, annals, yearbook, commonplace book, daybook On the plane he wrote in his journal.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مَجَلَّه ، جَريدَهمُذَكَّرَه، دَفْتَر يَوْمِيّات
deníkčasopis
dagbogtidsskrift
diaarierikoisaikakauslehtilokilokikirjapäiväkirja
dagbóktímarit
žurnalasžurnalistasžurnalistikažurnalistinis
dienasgrāmatažurnāls
dnevnikrevija
dergigünlükhatıra defterimecmua

journal

[ˈdʒɜːnl]
A. N
1. (= diary) → diario m (Naut) → diario m de navegación
2. (= periodical) → periódico m; (= magazine) → revista f
3. (Mech) → gorrón m, muñón m
B. CPD journal bearing Ncojinete m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

journal

[ˈdʒɜːrnəl] n
(= magazine) → revue f
(= diary) → journal m
to keep a journal → tenir un journal
to keep a journal of sth (= record) → tenir un journal de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

journal

n
(= magazine)Zeitschrift f; (= newspaper)Zeitung f
(= diary)Tagebuch nt; to keep a journalTagebuch führen
(Naut) → Logbuch nt, → Bordbuch nt; (Comm) → Journal nt; (= daybook)Tagebuch nt; (Jur) → Gerichtsakten pl
(of fax machine)Sendebericht m; (Mech) → Achszapfen m, → Achsschenkel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

journal

[ˈdʒɜːnl] n (periodical) → rivista (specializzata); (newspaper) → giornale m; (diary) → diario (Book-keeping) → brogliaccio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

journal

(ˈdʒəːnl) noun
1. a magazine or other regularly published paper (eg of a society). the British Medical Journal.
2. a diary giving an account of each day's activities.
ˈjournalism noun
the business of running, or writing for, newspapers or magazines.
ˈjournalist noun
a writer for a newspaper, magazine etc.
ˌjournaˈlistic adjective
(of style of writing) like that of a journalist, colourful and racy.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

journal

n. diario.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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