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Definition of Journal

Journal

  1. Daily; diurnal.
  2. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
  3. A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions.
  4. A daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc.
  5. The record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk.
  6. 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. That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey.
  8. 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 Quotations

I've never managed to keep a journal longer than two weeks.
J. K. Rowling

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.
Jay Leno

After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
Jean Cocteau

I supported myself by delivering the 'Wall Street Journal' and doing odd jobs. I love plumbing and carpentry.
David Lynch

I think the word 'blog' is an ugly word. I just don't know why people can't use the word 'journal.'
Moby
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Journal Translations

journal in Dutch is courant, dagblad, krant
journal in German is Journal, Protokoll
journal in Norwegian is dagbok, avis
journal in Portuguese is jornal
journal in Swedish is dagbok, dagbok, tidskrift, tidning

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