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journal box

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

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