What does journal mean?

Definitions for journal
ˈdʒɜr nljour·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diary, journalnoun

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

  2. journalnoun

    a periodical dedicated to a particular subject

    "he reads the medical journals"

  3. daybook, journalnoun

    a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred

  4. journalnoun

    a record book as a physical object

  5. journalnoun

    the part of the axle contained by a bearing

Wiktionary

  1. journalnoun

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

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

  2. journalnoun

    A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.

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

  3. journalnoun

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

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

  4. journalnoun

    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.

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

  5. journalverb

    To archive or record something.

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

  6. journalverb

    To scrapbook.

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

  7. journaladjective

    Daily.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journaladjective

    daily; diurnal

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  2. Journaladjective

    a diary; an account of daily transactions and events

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  3. Journaladjective

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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  4. Journaladjective

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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  5. Journaladjective

    the record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  6. Journaladjective

    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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  7. Journaladjective

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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

  8. Journaladjective

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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. diurnalis diurnal, fr. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. See Diurnal.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Journal

    jur′nal, n. a daily register or diary: a book containing an account of each day's transactions: a newspaper published daily or otherwise: a magazine: the transactions of any society.—n. Journalese′, the language of journalism.—v.i. Jour′nalīse, to write articles for a journal.—v.t. to enter in a journal:—pr.p. jour′nalīsing; pa.p. jour′nalīsed.ns. Jour′nalism, the keeping of a journal: the profession of conducting or writing for public journals; Jour′nalist, one who writes for or conducts a newspaper.—adj. Journalist′ic, pertaining to journalism. [Fr.,—L. diurnalis.]

  2. Journal

    jur′nal, n. (mech.) that part of a shaft or axle which rests in the bearings.—v.t. to insert, as a shaft, in a journal-bearing.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. journal

    Synonymous at sea with log-book; it is a daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds and weather, and a general account of whatever is of importance. In sea-journals, the day, or twenty-four hours, used to terminate at noon, because the ship's position is then generally determined by observation; but the shore account of time is now adopted afloat. In machinery, journal is the bearing part of a shaft, upon which it rests on its Y's or bearings.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. journal

    (Fr.). A public record or general orderly book, kept in the French service, and in which every transaction that occurred during a siege is entered by the governor of the town, for the inspection of a superior authority. The general officer who carried on the siege of a place likewise kept a document of the same kind, and minuted down everything that happened under his command. So that the journal which was kept in this manner was a circumstantial detail of what occurred, day after day, during the attack and defense of a town.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of journal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of journal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of journal in a Sentence

  1. John Inglis:

    People are so desperate to share their latest insights. I think the question of eventual publication is taking a back seat to the need to share, it's quite likely that a much greater percentage of the papers that have been posted during the pandemic will actually not turn into journal papers.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Hillary Clinton got what she needed in New York, a solid victory that stopped Bernie Sanders’s weeks-long winning streak … By the end of next week’s contests in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware, her lead in pledged delegates in all likelihood will be insurmountable … [ By May ] turning around public perceptions will be crucial if she hopes not just to win the presidency but to be able to rally the country behind her agenda … Trump’s problems do not diminish the fact that, standing alone, Hillary Clinton looks much weaker than recent nominees … The damage to Hillary Clinton from her battle with Bernie Sanders is borne out in the latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll. The longer this race has gone on, the more Hillary Clinton has shown vulnerabilities. The top-line number that caught the eyes of so many analysts shows Hillary Clinton now in a dead heat with [ Bernie ] Sanders nationally — ahead of Bernie Sanders by just two percentage points, 50 to 48percent.

  3. James Wood:

    I do not see anything in this paper to support this supposition and am concerned that this paper has been published in this journal, there is far too much inference and far too little direct data.

  4. Phil Mattingly:

    I'm told Wall Street Journal White House will be a little more minimal than what the Democrats would want, probably a lot more minimal.

  5. Karina Newton:

    We’re proud that our app can give voice to those who have been marginalized, that it can help friends and families stay connected from all corners of the world, that it can prompt societal change ; but we also know it can be a place where people have negative experiences, as the Journal called out today.

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