• WordNet 3.6
    • n journal the part of the axle contained by a bearing
    • n journal a record book as a physical object
    • n journal a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    • n journal a periodical dedicated to a particular subject "he reads the medical journals"
    • n journal a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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    • Journal A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions.
    • Journal A daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc.
    • Journal A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
    • Journal A newspaper published daily;
    • a Journal Daily; diurnal. "Whiles from their journal labors they did rest."
    • Journal (Mach) That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of Axle box.
    • Journal That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey.
    • Journal The record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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    • journal Daily; quotidian; diurnal.
    • n journal A diary or daily record; an account of daily transactions or events; a book or paper containing such an account or made for entering it; any record of a series of transactions.
    • n journal Specifically— In bookkeeping by double entry: A book in which every particular article or charge is distinctly entered from the day-book or blotter under each day's date, as a “debit” to a person and “credit” to a thing, or vice versa, and thus systematized or classed to facilitate posting to the ledger.
    • n journal A day-book.
    • n journal Nautical, a daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, the weather, and other circumstances
    • n journal A newspaper or other periodical published daily; hence, any publication issued at successive periods containing reports or records of current events of any kind.
    • n journal In mining, a record of the strata passed through in sinking.
    • n journal A day's work or travel; a journey.
    • n journal In machinery, that part of a shaft or axle which rests in the bearings. See first cut under axle-box.
    • journal pret. and pp. journaled or journalled, ppr. journaling or journalling.
    • journal In machinery, to insert, as a shaft, in a journal-bearing.
    • journal To enter in a journal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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    • n Journal jur′nal 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
    • v.t Journal to enter in a journal:—pr.p. jour′nalīsing; pa.p. jour′nalīsed
    • n Journal jur′nal (mech.) that part of a shaft or axle which rests in the bearings
    • v.t Journal to insert, as a shaft, in a journal-bearing
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  • Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    “When my journal appears, many statues must come down.”
  • Craig Brown
    Craig Brown
    “Journalism could be described as turning one's enemies into money.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “Journalism consists largely in saying Lord James is dead to people who never knew Lord James was alive.”
  • Cyril Connolly
    “Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.”
  • Marguerite Duras
    “I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.”
  • Edward Eggleston
    Edward Eggleston
    “Journalism is organized gossip.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. diurnalis, diurnal, fr. diurnus, belonging to the day, fr. dies, day. See Diurnal


In literature:

I read the letter-journal after I went to my room.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862" by Various
Six months have passed since I made the last entry in my journal.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
It proved to be a sort of journal, and I began to glance over it with a languid interest.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Speeches were made which must be read, and which will be found nowhere but in the journals.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
The old gentleman, of course, knew nothing of journalism, was not even capable of shorthand.
"Faces and Places" by Henry William Lucy
Here the journal kept by La Perouse terminates.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
What, then, is the aspect and character of these Yellow Journals?
"American Sketches" by Charles Whibley
It does not appear from the journal that the natives had ever offered them any harm or given any provocation for so wanton an act.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
At this time a change was made in his weekly journal.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
The establishment of a new Journal is a hazardous and expensive undertaking.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
John, when you set down the day's doings in your own journal, make it simple as William Clark would.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
The faults of journalism, when merely exposed by other journalism pass by and are no more regarded.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
One is constantly reminded in reading Mr. Muller's journal that he was a man of like frailties as others.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
The Journal of Seetzen's travels was published in German, and in a very incomplete manner, only in 1858.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (London).
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
I was to recast society and mould our social system anew by means of my pen, and of journalism.
"The Message" by Alec John Dawson
I varied the monotony of my invalid existence by keeping a journal.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
No word of this ever finds its way into the journals, but it is the secret element in New York politics.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
If this prove not a glorious victory for our arms, I don't know how to read Abolition journals.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
At one time he thought of journalism, or of seeking a post in the Education Office.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce

In poetry:

So artless in its vanity,
So fleeting, so eternal,
So packed with "poor Humanity"--
We know as Pepys' his journal.
"A Pepys' "Diary"" by Henry Austin Dobson
If writing Journals were my task,
From cottagers to kings--
A little book I'd only ask,
And fill it full of wings!
"Vignette - I" by Matilda Betham
Than in the dusk, while tossing vibrant chords
Into the fireplace, like journals, tome by tome?
Oh, understanding wonderful, just nod,
And you will know I do not claim to own
"The shiv'ring piano, foaming at the mouth" by Boris Pasternak
Yet heaven and earth were stirred, regions beneath
Were moved t' avert the proven murderer's doom;
Sensation journals, libellous in their wrath
'Gainst law and justice, foam, and rave, and fume.
"Dirge For Jessie Macpherson" by Janet Hamilton
In one, along a suite of noble rooms,
'Mid plenteous books and journals, paintings on the walls, fine
Were groups of friendly journeymen, mechanics, young and old,
Reading, conversing.
"Brother Of All, With Generous Hand" by Walt Whitman
You too vastly then, like me, tranquillity shall city,
Home the squirrel, bower for birds the million leaves of
Greenly mistletoe for man the soul's immortal mystery,
Journal in your bark God's day, a thousand years of
"Oak, Pine And Silver Birch" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

Journal Sports Staff, The Mining Journal.
Enlarge Richard J McCormack/For The Jersey Journal Jersey City police speak with members of the Bread of Life Fellowship in Journal Square on Saturday.
The Journal of the American Medical Association and its specialty Archives journals on May 14 launched a new Web platform that makes it easier and faster for readers to navigate content from all 10 publications at once.
Objective.-- To determine whether articles published in journals using blinded peer review receive significantly more or fewer citations than those published in journals using nonblinded peer review.
John Conroy "did more than anyone else in all of journalism to expose police torture in Chicago," Don Terry wrote last year in the Columbia Journalism Review.
Did Jonah Lehrer violate a pillar of journalism or is he just giving a name to a new kind of 'gonzo journalism ' where the art is close enough to the truth to make it so.
People And Places (, The Post-Journal.
Pam Landman is the Journals Coordinator for the AOCS peer-reviewed journals JAOCS, Lipids, and the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents.
Journal Sports Editor, Morning Journal News.
Moe Russell, Farm Journal Farm Journal columnist.
Journal Sports Editor, The Mining Journal.
Columbia Journalism Review is published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Journal sports Editor (, The Mining Journal.
KAREN HERZOG, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI), Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin).
Journal Staff Writer (, The Mining Journal.

In science:

International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, , {.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Schwarz, Projective Modules Over Noncommutative Tori: Classification of Modules with Constant Curvature Connection, Journal of Operator Theory (in press). 14. M.
Gauge theories on noncommutative spaces
To be submitted for publication to Journal of Physics A P.A.C.S.: 02.50.
Statistics of the occupation time for a random walk in the presence of a moving boundary
Ekhad’s and Doron Zeilberger’s Very Own Journal.
Random partitions with non negative rth differences
Griess, Jr. and G. H¨ohn, Virasoro frames and their stabilizers for the E8 lattice type vertex operator algebra, Crelle’s Journal, to appear.
VOAs generated by two conformal vectors whose $\tau$-involutions generate $S_3$
Schlechta, “Preferred History Semantics for Iterated Updates”, to appear in Journal of Logic and Computation.
Distance Semantics for Belief Revision
Schlechta: “New techniques and completeness results for preferential structures”, to appear in Journal of Symbolic Logic.
Distance Semantics for Belief Revision
Chiang, J. and Dermer, C. D., Synchrotron and SSC Emission and the BlastWave Model of Gamma-Ray bursts, Astrophysical Journal, 1998.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Gregory, P. C. and Loredo, T. J., A New Method for the Detection of a Periodic Signal of Unknown Shape and Period, Astrophysical Journal, 398, 146, 1992.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Klebesadel, R. W., Strong, I. B., and Olson, R. A., Observation of Gamma-Ray Bursts of Cosmic Origins, Astrophysical Journal, 182, L85, 1973.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Bayesian Blocks, A New Method to Analyze Structure in Photon Counting Data, Astrophysical Journal, 1998.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Journals on the topic include Social Networks, Connections, and the Journal of Social Structure.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Tevelev, Moore–Penrose inverse, parabolic subgroups, and Jordan pairs, to appear in: Journal of Lie Theory. [Te2] E.
Hermitian Characteristics of Nilpotent Elements
Two referees, from two different journals, both suggested the replacement of the non-relativistic kinetic energy by its relativistic equivalent, in Maxwell ’ s velocity distribution, for relativistic generalizing Maxwell’s velocity distribution.
On the relativistic generalization of Maxwell's velocity distribution
Zhang, Liouville type theorems and Harnack type inequalities for semilinear elliptic equations, Journal d’Analyse Mathematique, to appear.
A general Liouville type theorem for some conformally invariant fully nonlinear equations