Definitions for journalˈdʒɜr nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jour•nalˈdʒɜr 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.

    Category: Business

  6. a log or logbook.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  7. the portion of a shaft or axle contained by a plain bearing.

    Category: Machinery

  8. (v.t.)to enter in a journal.

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Origin of journal:

1325–75; ME < OF journal daily (adj. and n.) < LL diurnālisdiurnal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diary, journal(noun)

    a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations

  2. journal(noun)

    a periodical dedicated to a particular subject

    "he reads the medical journals"

  3. daybook, journal(noun)

    a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred

  4. journal(noun)

    a record book as a physical object

  5. journal(noun)

    the part of the axle contained by a bearing

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. journal(noun)ʤˈɝnəl

    a regularly published magazine or newspaper on a particular subject

    the New England Journal of Medicine

  2. journalʤˈɝnəl

    an account of sth written as you do it

    the journals from his trip

Wiktionary

  1. journal(Noun)

    A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.

  2. journal(Noun)

    A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.

  3. journal(Noun)

    The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.

  4. journal(Noun)

    A chronological record of changes made to a database or other system; along with a backup or image copy that allows recovery after a failure or reinstatement to a previous time; a log.

  5. journal(Verb)

    To archive or record something.

  6. journal(Verb)

    To scrapbook.

  7. journal(Adjective)

    Daily.

  8. Origin: From journal, from diurnalis, from diurnus, from dies. Cognate with diurnal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journal(adj)

    daily; diurnal

  2. Journal(adj)

    a diary; an account of daily transactions and events

  3. Journal(adj)

    a book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions

  4. Journal(adj)

    a daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc

  5. Journal(adj)

    the record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk

  6. Journal(adj)

    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

  7. Journal(adj)

    that which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey

  8. Journal(adj)

    that portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of Axle box

Freebase

  1. Journal

    A journal has several related meanings: ⁕a daily record of events or business; a private journal is usually referred to as a diary ⁕a newspaper or other periodical, in the literal sense of one published each day ⁕many publications issued at stated intervals, such as magazines, or scholarly journals, academic journals, or the record of the transactions of a society, are often called journals. Although journal is sometimes used as a synonym for "magazine", in academic use, a journal refers to a serious, scholarly publication that is peer-reviewed. A non-scholarly magazine written for an educated audience about an industry or an area of professional activity is usually called a professional magazine. The word "journalist", for one whose business is writing for the public press and nowadays also other media, has been in use since the end of the 17th century.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3884

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journal' in Nouns Frequency: #1280


Translations for journal

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

journal(noun)

a magazine or other regularly published paper (eg of a society)

the British Medical Journal.

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